Tag: young

Will sports help young offenders turn their lives around?

Young offenders locked in a secure unit are to be offered sports including orienteering and bushcraft as part of a research project to see if challenging, fun activity can help turn lives around. Sports and physical activity are at the heart of the project aimed at helping rehabilitate young people held at Medway Secure Training

The old ways of reintegrating young veterans need to be abandoned

The reintegration of former child soldiers is a key mandate of humanitarian organisations across the globe. In most African war-torn countries, child soldiers’ reintegration strategies tend to revolve around the vocational training and mainstream education. Such operations are characterised by uneven or limited success. Accordingly, unlucky former child soldiers find themselves stuck in a cycle

Young children with heart disease and their families may have poorer quality of life than the general population

A study by medical researchers from UNSW Sydney and the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network has shown that young children with heart disease and their families may have poorer quality of life than the general population, leading to calls for routine screening to enable early intervention and better outcomes. The paper – the largest Australian study

HIV Infection Diagnoses on the Rise in Young Homosexual Men

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26, 2018 — Among men who have sex with men (MSM), the change in the annual number of HIV diagnoses from 2008 to 2016 varies with age, according to research published in the Sept. 21 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Andrew Mitsch, M.P.H.,

Few young women with PID screened for HIV or syphilis in emergency departments

WASHINGTON-Although women who have pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) are at heightened risk for also being infected with syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), few adolescent females diagnosed with PID in the nation’s pediatric emergency departments (ED) undergo laboratory tests for HIV or syphilis, according to a retrospective cohort study published online July 24, 2018, in

Molecular Autopsy May Shed Light on Sudden Death in Young

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 — Ultrarare, nonsynonymous variants are seen in 64 percent of victims of sudden unexplained death in the young (SUDY), with 10 of the 27 variants considered pathogenic or likely pathogenic, according to a study published in the June 19 issue of Circulation. Garrett W. Shanks, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,