Too Little Sleep Destroys DNA?
I talk to my patients about the danger of not sleeping all the time. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem that affects 75 million Americans. People who don’t sleep, or sleep poorly, have up to 400% more accidents that those who get a good night’s rest. Not getting enough sleep also increases your risk of developing chronic diseases. Studies, including a large meta-analysis of 470,000 adults, found that those who slept less than six hours developed a:1,2,3,4,5 48% increase in the incidence of coronary heart disease 30% increased risk of dementia 15% increase in the incidence of stroke 50% cancer risk 17% higher risk ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - August 25, 2023 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jacob Tags: Anti-Aging Health Source Type: news

Researchers Discover Concerning Cancer Trend In Young Adults
Authored by Mary Gillis via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), The number of people under 50 getting cancer is on the rise, leaving scientists puzzled about the concerning uptick, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open.…#marygillis #epochtimes #pacificislander #hispanic #alaskanative #nih #infections (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancers, Especially Gastro Tumors, Are Rising Among Americans Under 50
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2023 -- Breast, colon and pancreatic cancer rates are increasing at concerning rates among America ' s young adults, a new study finds. Breast cancer accounted for the most cases in adults under 50 between 2010 and 2019, but... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pennsylvania Study Suggests Links Between Fracking and Asthma, Lymphoma in Children
[time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] (HARRISBURG, Pa.) — Children who lived closer to natural gas wells in heavily drilled western Pennsylvania were more likely to develop a relatively rare form of cancer, and nearby residents of all ages had an increased chance of severe asthma reactions, researchers said in reports released Tuesday evening. The taxpayer-funded research by the University of Pittsburgh adds to a body of evidence suggesting links between the gas industry and certain health problems. In the reports, the researchers found what they called significant associations between gas industry acti...
Source: TIME: Health - August 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARC LEVY / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Younger Kidney Cancer Patients on VEGF Inhibitors at Elevated Risk for Hypertension
WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2023 -- Hypertension during treatment is common among adolescents and young adults (AYAs) being treated with vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors for renal cancer, according to a study published online July 5 in... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - July 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Young Cancer Survivors at Increased Lifetime Risk of Mental Health Disorders
(MedPage Today) -- Children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer (CAYAs) remained at increased risk for mental health disorders after the remission of their cancer, according to results from a systematic review and meta-analysis. Compared... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - June 29, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

ISMRM: MR radiomics interest grows, needs direction
TORONTO - Radiomics has come a long way from theory to clinical aid for MR...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiomics, AI model help characterize breast lesions on MRI Can MRI radiomics help predict rectal cancer treatment response? MRI radiomics help predict osteoarthritis knee pain improvement fMRI radiomics, AI spot social anxiety in young adults MRI radiomics heralds a paradigm shift in brain imaging (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - June 3, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Suicide risk among adolescents and young adults after cancer diagnosis: analysis of 34 cancer groups from 2009 to 2019 - Michalek IM, Caetano Dos Santos FL, Wojciechowska U, Didkowska J.
PURPOSE: We aimed to identify granular groups with an increased risk of suicide among adolescents and young adult (AYA) patients with a previous malignant neoplasm diagnosis. METHODS: We deployed a cohort of all cases of primary malignant neoplasms... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Colon cancer rates increasing at alarming speed in young adults - two signs not to ignore
Colon cancer is omnipresent among older populations who carry certain genetic mutations. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

S2 Episode 2: Young Adults and Lung Cancer S2 Episode 2: Young Adults and Lung Cancer
Drs Jacob Sands and Julia Rotow discuss genomic testing, treatment options, and clinical trials for young adults who do not qualify for lung cancer screening.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology InDiscussion Source Type: news

Most U.S. Children Have Adequate Geographic Access to Cancer Care
TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2023 -- Most U.S. children and adolescents and young adults (AYAs) have adequate access to pediatric cancer care, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in JAMA Network Open. Xiaohui Liu, Ph.D., from University of Utah in... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - January 24, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flavored Cannabis Marketing Is Criticized for Targeting Kids
NEW YORK — When New York’s first licensed recreational marijuana outlet opened last month, the chief of the state’s Office of Cannabis Management, Chris Alexander, proudly hoisted a tin of watermelon-flavored gummies above the crowd. Outside the Manhattan shop, he displayed another purchase — a jar containing dried flowers of a cannabis strain called Banana Runtz, which some aficionados say has overtones of “fresh, fruity banana and sour candy.” Inside the store run by the nonprofit Housing Works, shelves brimmed with vape cartridges suggesting flavors of pineapple, grapefruit and cereal...
Source: TIME: Health - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bobby Caina Calvan/AP Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

NIH clinical trial leads to atezolizumab approval for advanced alveolar soft part sarcoma
ASPS is an extremely rare cancer that affects mostly adolescents and young adults. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 28, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Obamacare May Have Helped Extend Lives of Young Cancer Patients
TUESDAY, Dec. 27, 2022 -- Young adults with cancer, especially those who are Hispanic or Black, had better outcomes because of coverage available to them under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). New research explored the impact of Medicaid coverage... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - December 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Science ’s 2022 Breakthrough of the Year: A telescope’s golden eye sees the universe anew
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Source: ScienceNOW - December 15, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news