(Wiley) Researchers have found that many teens and young adults with chronic liver conditions suffer from depression and anxiety, which can have considerable impacts on their emotional and physical health. The findings, which are published in Liver Transplantation, indicate that greater attention should be directed to the mental health of these young patients.
Sundown, a beautiful short film by Liz Mandelup, about a wonderful sleep-away camp that caters to children and young adults who were born with Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), a rare recessive genetic disorder in which the skin’s ability to repair itself from UV sunlight is non-existent, making daytime activities dangerous. Camp Sundown an important part of […]
People in their 20s are typically considered as having the time of their lives -- exploring and having fun. But experts say depression in young adults is not uncommon. Here are some signs to look for.
Despite struggling to be taken seriously by some, Young Adult fiction has been outgrowing its own age-based moniker for a while. Now, it's on the cusp of getting its very own category at Worldcon, to be given out along with the Hugo Awards, but there's one thing standing in the way: The award needs a name. That's where you come in, faithful reader.
Hillary Clinton is in the lead with the millennials; beating out Donald Trump by 28 percentage points among voters aged 18 to 29. It doesn’t look like young adults are falling for any of Trump’s antics. "Get this Donald: Nasty women are tough. Show More Summary
Air pollution isn’t harmful for older adults only – a new study uncovered its negative impact on blood vessels of young healthy adults. The three-year study found that exposure to tiny pollutants emitted by factories, cars, power plants,...Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and young adults with peanut allergy, with greater benefits for younger children, according to one-year results from an ongoing NIH-sponsored clinical trial.
Ice Cube has joined Disney’s new musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He will play Fagin, the adult ringleader of a gang of young pickpockets, in a modernization helmed by Hamilton director Thomas Kail. Show More Summary
Americans are jumping ship when it comes to religion, according to new data from the Public Religion Research Institute. And Bill Maher is here to translate exactly what it all means. The study found that 39 percent of young adults have no religious affiliation, and that the number is nearly...
Fine particulate matter air pollution may be associated with blood vessel damage and inflammation among young, healthy adults, according to new research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal.
Even healthy young adults may suffer ill effects from air pollution.
A team of Wayne State University researchers led by Karen MacDonell, Ph.D., assistant professor of family medicine and public health sciences at Wayne State's School of Medicine, recently received a $2.66 million award from the National...Show More Summary
(NORC at the University of Chicago) A new GenForward survey released today reveals that support for Hillary Clinton among young white adults has increased in the past month and that she is now positioned to win a similar percentage of young voters to that of Barack Obama in 2012 (60 percent). Show More Summary
The GenForward poll of young adults is a survey by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. It was … Click to Continue »
Steppenwolf for Young Adults has announced the cast of "Monster," its next production based on the young-adult novel by Walter Dean Myers. The cast includes ensemble member Alana Arenas as Petrocelli with Cheryl Graeff as O’Brien, Kenn E. Head as Mr. Harmon, Daniel Kyri as Steve Harmon, Tevion...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, about 14 million Americans become infected with HPV. Most of those infected are teenagers or young adults. A vaccine was introduced in 2006 to help prevent HPV-related cancers, but a decade later, the HPV vaccine continues to be the most underutilized childhood immunization, and especially so […]
"... and it was frankly a little too real."ADDED: In case you don't have the patience to watch the clip: It shows 3 young women being cutesy about getting ready for Halloween, intercut with scenes from much later in the night where they...Show More Summary
Despite legalization in some states, pot use among adolescents and young adults has remained steady.
As French authorities prepare to dismantle the camp that is home to up to 8,000 people, children and young adults are anxious about their next moves Standing near muddy puddles and tents buffeted by the wind in Calais’s squalid shantytown for refugees and migrants, Aaron, 16, from Eritrea, was frightened. Show More Summary
The American Academy of Pediatrics, which use to discourage letting children younger than 2 sit in front of a television or computer screen, now says that the right programming and/or apps can be educational for those 18 months to 2 years old, as long as they have a parent or other trusted adult watching with them.