PFAS'Forever Chemicals' Cost the U.S. Billions
WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 -- They are called " forever chemicals " because they linger in the human body and can contribute to the risk of everything from cancer to childhood obesity. Now, new research on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Free Preventive Services Improve Access to Care
Access to preventive services like cancer screenings, vaccinations, and contraception plays a key role in advancing public health. (Source: RWJF - Obesity and Childhood Obesity)
Source: RWJF - Obesity and Childhood Obesity - July 22, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Skopec L Tags: Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Healthcare Coverage and Access Source Type: news

New Hampshire and Northeast U.S. Region ’s High Childhood Cancer Rates Re-Examined
New study from Dartmouth Cancer Center re-examines claims of high pediatric cancer rates in New Hampshire to show that no single state in the Northeast is an outlier when taking important factors into consideration. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - July 21, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Dartmouth Cancer Center Source Type: news

AI-driven Portland health startup with $17.5M raised and 130+ employees, readies for another round
Matt Hollingsworth's exposure to the health care system goes back to his childhood and his mother's five bouts with cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

After Childhood Cancer, Racial Minorities Face Worse Outcomes After Childhood Cancer, Racial Minorities Face Worse Outcomes
Childhood cancer survivors from racial minority groups face increased risks of hospitalization for a range of physical and mental health conditions in the years after diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 30, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Various Ailments Plague Some Pediatric Cancer Survivors More Than Others
(MedPage Today) -- Childhood cancer survivors of certain racial and ethnic groups were prone to more hospitalizations for various conditions years down the road, according to a cohort study from Washington State. Racial disparities in outcomes... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 30, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Warning: low survival rate in the UK as children are being diagnosed with cancer too late
CHILDHOOD cancers are being diagnosed too late in the UK leading to worse survival rates than comparable countries, experts have warned. Around 85 youngsters are diagnosed with Wilms' tumour - the most common children's kidney cancer - every year, most under the age of five. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK lagging behind other developed nations in treating child cancer, says study
CHILDHOOD cancers are being diagnosed later in the UK leading to worse treatment success rates than in comparable countries, experts have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1990 to 2019 Saw Decrease in Global Burden of Childhood Cancer
Decreases in all regions, but highest rates in 2019 seen in countries with lower sociodemographic index (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

1990 to 2019 Saw Decrease in Global Burden of Childhood Cancer
TUESDAY, June 28, 2022 -- The global burden of childhood cancer has been decreasing since 1990, according to a study published online June 11 in the Journal of Advanced Research. Ying Wu, from the College of Medicine at Zhejiang University in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

After Cancer, Text Messages Up Exercise and Reduce Late Effects After Cancer, Text Messages Up Exercise and Reduce Late Effects
Text messages to parents of childhood cancer survivors substantially increased children ' s physical activity levels compared with control persons and also reduced treatment-related late effects.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

How Climate Change and Air Pollution Affect Kids ’ Health
Climate change affects everyone, but especially children. Their small bodies—and the fact that they grow so rapidly, starting from the time they’re in utero—make them more vulnerable to toxins, pollution, and other climate-change fallout. Over their lifetimes, kids also face greater exposure to the damage of climate change than adults. A new scientific review article published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows just how dangerous climate-related threats are to children’s health. The researchers analyzed data about the specific effects of a rapidly warming planet and found that climate chan...
Source: TIME: Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health Source Type: news

Peninsula biotech looks to raise $144M after childhood brain cancer data, big stock jump
Most patients with the most common form of childhood brain cancer saw their tumors shrink by half. Now the company, which hopes to ask regulators next year to approve the drug, is eyeing a big fundraise as a result. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Survivors of Childhood Cancer More Likely to Be Undertreated for CVD
Increased health - related self - efficacy associated with significantly reduced likelihood of undertreatment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 8, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Survivors of Childhood Cancer More Likely to Be Undertreated for CVD
WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022 -- Adult survivors of childhood cancer are more likely to be undertreated for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, according to a study published online June 8 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Eric J.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news