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African Boy Achieves HIV Remission Without Drugs

Latest HIV News A 9-year-old boy in South Africa has controlled his HIV infection without regular treatment for most of his life, doctors say.It's the first reported case in Africa of a child controlling HIV infection without medication, and the third such case worldw...

Is Kissing Etiquette 'Hardwired?'

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The long-awaited kiss is coming. Do you tilt your head to the left or the right?New research says most people are "hardwired" to turn their head to the right before locking lips with a romanti...

Even a One-Minute Run Might Help a Woman's Bones

Latest Womens Health News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Just a minute or two of running every day could strengthen your bones, new research suggests.British scientists found that women who engage in "brief bursts" of any high-intensity, weight-be...

Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cholesterol News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A wave of anti-science skepticism may put people with high cholesterol at risk if they're convinced to quit life-saving statin medications, heart experts warn.A...

Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- With a small percentage of U.S. parents not vaccinating their children for "non-medical" reasons, a new study warns that even a few such families can trigger a bi...

Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems

Latest Neurology News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may have a lower risk of developing an alcohol or drug problem if they take medications to treat their ADHD, a new study suggests."Th...

Obese Don't Have to Lose Weight Before Joint Replacement: Study

Latest Chronic Pain News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Obese patients don't need to lose weight before undergoing knee or hip replacement surgery, a new study contends."Severely obese patients can benefit a lot from the surgery," said study lea...

Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many people misunderstand what food allergies are, and even doctors can be confused about how to best diagnose them, suggests a new report from the American Academy of...

Obesity in Teen Years Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Adulthood

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity even in adolescence may raise the odds for colon cancer in adulthood, a large new study finds.Overweight and obese teens in Israel had about a 53 percent...

Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use

Latest Sleep News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A video may be worth a thousand words for someone with sleep apnea.Sleep apnea patients are more likely to use their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines after they see a video of themsel...

Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest HIV News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a shot of medication to control HIV every month or two instead of having to take pills every day could transform the way the virus is kept at bay.New research sugge...
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Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Photo 2017-07-25 16:37

Recently, Team G Childhood Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit organization formed by patient families affected by childhood cancer, came by our hospital to deliver not one, not two, but THREE giant checks totaling $61,177! These crucial funds will support groundbreaking childhood cancer research being conducted by three extraordinary researchers: Kara Davis, DO; Crystal Mackall, MD; and Sheri Spunt, MD, MBA. We are so grateful for this gift that will help more patients like Sofia (front left) and Gabriella (front right).