By Maureen SalamonHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- One of the most popular and effective medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to alter the brains of boys with the disorder, a new study shows. While the researchers couldn't say for certain whether the changes were good or bad, one ADHD expert thinks the findings suggest the changes help young males with the disorder.
With her glass-half-full outlook on life, Andrea Stubbs isn’t easily discouraged. This trait comes in handy for the manager of the Community HIV Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Two-thirds of Memphians diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are ages 15–34. Memphis is among the nation’s top-10 cities with the highest HIV rates. But these grave revelations don’t stop Stubbs in her tracks. Instead, they spur her to action.
St. Jude clinical trial tests chemotherapy that crosses the blood-brain barrier to reach a deadly brain tumor. By Maureen Salamon; Photos by Ann-Margaret Hedges and Peter Barta
Whether he’s dancing to his favorite music or sprinting across a soccer field with his friends, Santiago Buther shows single-minded determination. On the playing field, he spares no effort to beat his buddies at their favorite game.