Tag Archives: Young

‘I began pulling out my hair at a young age’ – musician shares her story of trichotillomania

The 23-year-old, who is currently in her final year at BIMM (British and Irish Modern Music) in Dublin and is hoping one day to be a secondary school teacher, says she has felt anxious for as long as she can remember and this was possibly triggered by the death of her mother when she was… Read More »

High levels of engagement in care by children and young people with HIV in the UK and Ireland

There are good results for the paediatric cascade of care in the UK and Ireland, researchers report in the Journal of the International AIDS Society. Almost all young people have some engagement with care, 92% are taking HIV treatment and 86% are virologically suppressed. The uptake of treatment increased between 2010 and 2016, but the… Read More »

Epidural stuck in young mom’s back during childbirth, leaving her in ‘agonizing pain’ for days

An 18-year-old Florida mother is currently recovering from a medical incident that left her in “agonizing pain” after an epidural was left stuck in her back for four days before it was eventually removed. Doctors at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., were unable to remove the epidural from Selena Gray’s back after she gave… Read More »

Suicide Rates Climb Among Young Girls

Studies show that more young males than females take their own lives. But new findings published in JAMA Network Open reveal that suicide rates are disproportionately increasing among female youth compared with their male counterparts, reports Nationwide Children’s Hospital. For the study, researchers at this medical institution investigated suicide trends among young people ages 10… Read More »