News tagged with young adulthood

Hyperinsulinemia in early adulthood tied to later HTN

(HealthDay) -- Young adults with hyperinsulinemia are significantly more likely to have hypertension (HTN) later in life, regardless of sex, ethnicity, or body weight, according to a study published in the ...

Jun 28, 2012
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A vaccination for depression

Over the last decade, Dr. Benjamin Van Voorhees has been trying to find the best way to teach coping strategies to adolescents who are at risk of suffering from severe depression. The idea is to help them keep depression ...

Jun 01, 2012
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The Medical Minute: No such thing as a 'safe' tan

In the United States, one person dies of melanoma every hour. More than 60,000 new cases of this potentially fatal form of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year, and this number is growing at an alarming rate.

May 28, 2012
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1 in 3 autistic young adults lack jobs, education

(AP) -- One in 3 young adults with autism have no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seven years after high school graduation, a study finds. That's a poorer showing than those with ...

May 14, 2012
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Heart healthy choices early on pay off later

(Medical Xpress) -- Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from young adulthood into your 40s is strongly associated with low cardiovascular disease risk in middle age, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Mar 02, 2012
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Drug approved to treat cystic fibrosis' root cause

The first drug that treats the root cause of cystic fibrosis won approval Tuesday, offering a life-changing treatment for a handful of patients with the deadly illness and broader hope for thousands more patients with the ...

Jan 31, 2012
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