What you should know about thyroid cancer in adolescents, young adults
Cancer is often thought of as a disease that affects older people, and with the median age of a cancer diagnosis at 66 years, it does. But cancer can be diagnosed at any age. Younger people, including adolescents and young adults between ages 15 and 39 — known as AYAs — also are affected by cancer. Thyroid cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in this age group. Fortunately, treatment is straightforward, and… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 20, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

More Adolescents and Young Adults Enrolled in Trials After Launch of NCTN
TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2022 -- The proportion of adolescents and young adults (AYAs; aged 15 to 39 years) enrolled in clinical trials increased after launch of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) in 2014,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Internal Clock Disruptions Increase Colon Cancer Risk in Mice
Disturbing circadian rhythms in organoids and mice increases intestinal tumor growth, findings that may explain a recent rise in colon cancer among young adults, the researchers behind the work say. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 19, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

fMRI radiomics, AI spot social anxiety in young adults
The combination of radiomics features on functional brain MRI (fMRI) exams an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Could a single brain MRI diagnose Alzheimer's? MRI radiomics heralds a paradigm shift in brain imaging MRI radiomics identifies subtypes of inflammatory bowel disease MRI radiomics help predict prostate cancer metastases MRI reveals brain changes caused by depression, anxiety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 19, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist receives grant to support teen and young adult cancer patients
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist has received a two-year $380,000 grant from Teen Cancer America and First Citizens Bank to support programs for teens and young adults with cancer. The grant enables Wake Forest Baptist to develop an oncology program specifically for adolescents and young adults (AYA) undergoing cancer treatment at their NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and at Brenner Children ’s Hospital. Funding helps support a medical program manager, patient navigator and medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

High Risk for Persistent Opioid Use in Young People With Sarcoma High Risk for Persistent Opioid Use in Young People With Sarcoma
Roughly one quarter of adolescents and young adults with sarcoma will continue to use opioids after their cancer treatment, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Loneliness Is a Public Health Emergency. Here ’s What Helps, According to Experts
When the pandemic first began, many experts feared that even people who managed to avoid the virus would suffer from unprecedented levels of loneliness. What would happen when millions of people were told to stay at home and distance themselves from friends and loved ones? Two years of research later, experts have found that the pandemic did make Americans slightly more lonely—but loneliness levels were already dire enough to pose a threat to mental and physical health. Here’s what you need to know about loneliness and how to address it in your own life. Who got lonelier during the pandemic? [time-brightcove n...
Source: TIME: Health - June 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Loneliness Is a Public Health Emergency. Here ’ s What Helps, According to Experts
When the pandemic first began, many experts feared that even people who managed to avoid the virus would suffer from unprecedented levels of loneliness. What would happen when millions of people were told to stay at home and distance themselves from friends and loved ones? Two years of research later, experts have found that the pandemic did make Americans slightly more lonely—but loneliness levels were already dire enough to pose a threat to mental and physical health. Here’s what you need to know about loneliness and how to address it in your own life. Who got lonelier during the pandemic? [time-brightcove n...
Source: TIME: Health - June 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Young Adult Obesity Has Quintupled. Will'Cancer Wave' Follow? Young Adult Obesity Has Quintupled. Will'Cancer Wave' Follow?
Maurie Markman discusses a recent article highlighting obesity prevalence among young adults with an eye toward the implications for cancer incidence in the United States.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 9, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Exercise Intervention Evaluated in Young Cancer Patients
TUESDAY, March 22, 2022 -- The Yo-Yo AD, an intermittent recovery test, can be used to assess the impact of a precision-based exercise intervention among children, adolescents, and young adults with hematologic malignancies, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Young Adults With Cancer Facing Psychological Distress During Pandemic
High psychological distress tied to lower quality of life, social isolation, impaired cancer care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 11, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

How One Massachusetts Town Could Shape the Future of Tobacco
As Katharine Silbaugh sees it, one mark of a good public policy is being both big and small: big in its potential impact, small in its disruption to people’s lives. Silbaugh, a lawyer and one of the 240 elected “town meeting members” who make up local government in the picturesque Boston suburb of Brookline, thinks she’s managed to thread that needle with a recently passed ordinance unlike any other in the country. The ordinance, co-sponsored by Silbaugh and pharmacist and fellow town meeting member Anthony Ishak, ties the right to buy tobacco not to age, but to birth date. At the federal level, Ame...
Source: TIME: Health - December 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized feature healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Incidence of suicide among adolescent and young adult cancer patients: a population-based study - Yang P, Zhang L, Hou X.
BACKGROUND: As the survival rates of cancer patients continue to increase, most cancer patients now die of non-cancer causes. Several studies have been showing elevated suicide rates among patients with cancer. However, no large-scale study has thoroughly ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

NIDCR's Fall 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Fall 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   NIDCR News 5 Q&As About “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges” NIDCR issued a brief Q&A regarding details of the forthcoming report Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, which will be published in Fall 2021. This comprehensive report will examine improvements in oral health over the past two decad...
Source: NIDCR Science News - September 1, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Vaping just once raises oxidative stress levels in nonsmokers, increasing disease risk
The risk that both tobacco and electronic cigarettes can pose to regular smokers ’ health has been well documented, but a new UCLA study illustrates just how quickly vaping can affect the cells of even healthy younger nonsmokers.The findings,published today in JAMA Pediatrics, show that a single 30-minute vaping session can significantly increase cellular oxidative stress, which occurs when the body has  an imbalance between free radicals — molecules that can cause damage to cells — and antioxidants, which fight free radicals.“Over time,this imbalance can play a significant role in causing certain illnesses, inc...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news