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News tag: young adults


Sore throat in young adults may prompt serious disease

18 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People with ages between 15 and 30 having a sore throat and test negative for strep may have a serious infection with Fusobacterium necrophorum, new study has found. In this age group, F necrophorum pharyngitis was more common than group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis. As a result, mortality may…


Colorectal cancer occurs frequently in young adults

23 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence in adults aged between 20-39 years had increased during the past 20-30 years, even though the overall occurrence of the condition has declined steadily among the U.S. population. The finding is an extensive analysis of how CRC incidence varies based on race and gender, and differences…