Best Adult Advent Calendars for Christmas 2022

Want to give a naughty gift this Christmas? What about an Adult Advent Calendar? Adult advent calendars are all the rage this year, and it’s not hard to see why.…

Cancer, chemotherapy prior to pregnancy do not increase stillbirth risk in adolescent and young adult women

Adolescent and young adult women who were diagnosed with cancer and received chemotherapy treatment prior to pregnancy did not have a higher risk of stillbirth, according to research led by…

Early life exposure to antibiotics can have long-lasting effects on adult gut health

Preterm and low birth weight babies are routinely given antibiotics to prevent, not just treat, infections, which they have a high risk of developing. A new study, published in The…

Young adult oncology program at CHOC gives purpose: Vincent’s story – CHOC

The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Treatment Program at the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC saved 27-year-old Vincent’s life — in more ways than one.   Pediatric cancers are cancers…

What You Need to Know About Adult Acne and 6 Ways to Treat It

Adult acne is a common problem, but it can be treated. If you’re looking for information on how to deal with adult acne, you’ve come to the right place. In…

Childhood bronchitis increases the risk of lung diseases in adult life

Bronchitis in early childhood has been found to increase the risk of lung diseases in middle age according to research from the Allergy and Lung Health Unit at the University…

Researchers show the feasibility of a comprehensive sequencing approach in pediatric and young adult cancers

New findings from researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and published today in the journal Nature Communications report the results of using a comprehensive sequencing approach on 114…

Adult vaccination rates and social determinants of health influenced children’s mental health during pandemic

Adult vaccination rates and social determinants of health-;or the social and economic conditions in which families live and work-;have played an important role in children’s mental health during the pandemic,…

Young adult cancer support makes all the difference: Lauren’s story

CHOC patient Lauren Aslanian was diagnosed at age 15 with stage 3 anaplastic large-cell lymphoma. Then a high school sophomore, she went through six rounds of intensive inpatient chemotherapy and…

Early self-awareness of autism associated with better adult outcomes

People who learn they are autistic when they are younger may have a heightened quality of life and sense of well-being in adulthood. That’s the finding of a new study,…