News tagged with young adulthood

Rare, lethal childhood disease tracked to protein

A team of international researchers led by Northwestern Medicine scientists has identified how a defective protein plays a central role in a rare, lethal childhood disease known as Giant Axonal Neuropathy, or GAN. The finding ...

Apr 29, 2013
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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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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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Rarely 'too early' for appearance-enhancing procedures

(HealthDay)—The effects of appearance-enhancing procedures such as neuromodulators, fillers, and light or laser treatments have lasting effects and can rarely be used "too early," according to a viewpoint ...

Sep 19, 2013
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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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