Tag Archives: Young

Tongue cancer in young women skyrockets

There’s been an alarming rise in the number of young people, particularly women, being diagnosed with tongue cancer, a disease predominantly found in older men with a history of smoking or heavy drinking. Researchers from the cancer hospital Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, in collaboration with local and overseas colleagues, have… Read More »

Blown up in smoke: Young adults who vape at greater risk of COVID symptoms

COVID-19 has swept across the globe, infecting millions and resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths. Substantial resources have been invested into understanding individual vulnerability in order to protect those at greatest risk. Age is the most often cited risk factor; 75% of US deaths have been in people over the age of 65, while… Read More »

Coronavirus sickening young adults, children: We are learning ‘that everyone is at risk’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. When the coronavirus first started to spread from its origins in China earlier this year, the widely preached consensus was that it did not infect – or at least did not gravely harm – children and young adults. However,… Read More »

Bipolar Disorder in Teens and Young Adults: Know the Signs

Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, marked by episodes of mania and depression. Common Signs & Symptoms of Mania Showing intense happiness or silliness for a long time Having a very short temper or seeming extremely irritable Talking very fast or having racing thoughts Having an inflated sense of ability, knowledge,… Read More »