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Canadian Thoracic Society Asthma Management Continuum--2010 Consensus Summary for children six years of age and over, and adults.

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Source
Can Respir J. 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):15-24
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Article
Author
M D Lougheed
C. Lemière
S D Dell
F M Ducharme
J Mark Fitzgerald
R. Leigh
C. Licskai
B H Rowe
D. Bowie
A. Becker
Louis-Philippe Boulet
Author Affiliation
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. mdl@queensu.ca
Source
Can Respir J. 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):15-24
Language
English
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Article
Keywords
Asthma - diagnosis - therapy
Canada
Child
Humans
Young Adult
Abstract
To integrate new evidence into the Canadian Asthma Management Continuum diagram, encompassing both pediatric and adult asthma.
The Canadian Thoracic Society Asthma Committee members, comprised of experts in pediatric and adult respirology, allergy and immunology, emergency medicine, general pediatrics, family medicine, pharmacoepidemiology and evidence-based medicine, updated the continuum diagram, based primarily on the 2008 Global Initiative for Asthma guidelines, and performed a focused review of literature pertaining to key aspects of asthma diagnosis and management in children six years of age and over, and adults.
In patients six years of age and over, management of asthma begins with establishing an accurate diagnosis, typically by supplementing medical history with objective measures of lung function. All patients and caregivers should receive self-management education, including a written action plan. Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) remain the first-line controller therapy for all ages. When asthma is not controlled with a low dose of ICS, the literature supports the addition of long-acting beta2-agonists in adults, while the preferred approach in children is to increase the dose of ICS. Leukotriene receptor antagonists are acceptable as second-line monotherapy and as an alternative add-on therapy in both age groups. Antiimmunoglobulin E therapy may be of benefit in adults, and in children 12 years of age and over with difficult to control allergic asthma, despite high-dose ICS and at least one other controller.
The foundation of asthma management is establishing an accurate diagnosis based on objective measures (eg, spirometry) in individuals six years of age and over. Emphasis is placed on the similarities and differences between pediatric and adult asthma management approaches to achieve asthma control.
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Finnish Study Finds No Associations Between Early Abortion and Adverse Outcomes in Young Adulthood.

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Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 Dec; 48(4):237-238
Publication Type
Journal Article
Date
Dec-2016
Source
Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 Dec; 48(4):237-238
Date
Dec-2016
Language
English
Publication Type
Journal Article
Keywords
Abortion, Induced
Adolescent
Female
Finland
Humans
Pregnancy
Young Adult
PubMed ID
27992703 View in PubMed
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Lakartidningen. 2016 Apr 04;113
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-04-2016
Author
Eva Rönmark
Helena Backman
Linnea Hedman
Source
Lakartidningen. 2016 Apr 04;113
Date
Apr-04-2016
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Child
Humans
Hypersensitivity - epidemiology
Sweden - epidemiology
Young Adult
Abstract
Allergic sensitization, an important risk factor for allergic diseases such as asthma and rhinitis, has increased worldwide. Almost half of the young adult population is sensitized to common airborne allergens. Parallel, the prevalence of asthma and clinical allergy also increased all over the world. Allergic diseases are the most common diseases among children, adolescents and young adults in Sweden. Among adults, 8-10% have asthma, 30% rhinitis and 11% eczema. Among children and adolescents around 5-8% report food allergy. Part of the increase in asthma prevalence is related to changes in diagnostic criteria and increased awareness in the population. The increase may have levelled off in some areas.
PubMed ID
27046755 View in PubMed
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[Norway must again increase the intervention against tobacco]

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Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2010 Jul 1;130(13):1325
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-1-2010
Author
Frode Gallefoss
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2010 Jul 1;130(13):1325
Date
Jul-1-2010
Language
Norwegian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adolescent Behavior
Humans
Norway
Smoking - epidemiology - prevention & control
Young Adult
PubMed ID
20596095 View in PubMed
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Long-term changes of socioeconomic differences in height among young adult men in Southern Sweden, 1818-1968.

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Econ Hum Biol. 2014 Dec;15:140-52
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-2014
Author
Stefan Öberg
Source
Econ Hum Biol. 2014 Dec;15:140-52
Date
Dec-2014
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Body Height
Humans
Male
Occupations
Socioeconomic Factors
Sweden
Young Adult
Abstract
The study explores the long-term trends in socioeconomic differences in height among young adult men. We linked information from conscript inspections to a longitudinal demographic database of five parishes in Southern Sweden. Detailed information on the occupation and landholding was used to investigate the differences in height. Even if there is indication of a reduction in the magnitude of the differences in height over time the reduction is neither dramatic nor uniform. The most systematic and consistent difference is that sons of fathers with white collar occupations were taller than others. They were 4cm taller than the sons of low-skilled manual workers in the first half of the 19th century, and almost 2cm taller in the mid-20th century. This difference is much smaller than those found between elite and destitute groups historically, in for example Britain, but comparable to that found in other studies on 19th century populations using information on family background. Most of the reduction in the socioeconomic differences in height was a result of reduced height penalty and premium for small disadvantaged and privileged groups. Changes in the distribution of income and the economic structure are plausible explanations for the changes in socioeconomic differences in height.
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25212182 View in PubMed
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Brief report: engagement in sport and identity status.

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J Adolesc. 2011 Oct;34(5):1087-91
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-2011
Author
Michael A Busseri
Kelly A Costain
Kelly M Campbell
Linda Rose-Krasnor
Jennifer Evans
Author Affiliation
Department of Psychology, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1. mbusseri@brocku.ca
Source
J Adolesc. 2011 Oct;34(5):1087-91
Date
Oct-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Female
Humans
Male
Ontario
Questionnaires
Social Identification
Sports
Young Adult
Abstract
Drawing on identity development theory, the connection between engagement in sport and identity status was examined. First-year undergraduates (n = 116 sport-involved youth; 67% women; mean age = 18.58 yrs) completed measures of interpersonal and ideological identity status (achievement, moratorium, diffusion, foreclosure), along with behavioral (breadth, intensity) and psychological (e.g., enjoyment, competence) indicators of sport engagement. Using structural equation modeling, we examined the relation between latent sport engagement and identity status in interpersonal and ideological domains. As hypothesized, latent sport engagement predicted greater interpersonal (but not ideological) identity achievement. Consistent with identity development theory, an additional specific relation was observed between lower breadth of sport involvement and higher interpersonal identity achievement. Results demonstrate the value of examining behavioral and psychological indicators of sport engagement jointly, and support a growing body of research linking sport and positive youth development.
PubMed ID
20599262 View in PubMed
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Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Native Epidemiology Center. 8 pages.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
Sep-2009
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Infants . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Young Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Teens and Young Adults . . . . . . . . . 4 Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Elders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Resources
  1 document  
Source
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Native Epidemiology Center. 8 pages.
Date
Sep-2009
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
File Size
1922117
Keywords
Adults
Alaska Natives
Children
Elders
Infants
Suicide risk
Teens
Young adults
Abstract
In the Dena'ina Athabascan language Yagheli Ch'tsizlan means"we are getting healthier," and in many important ways this is true.Although we face many challenges, the Alaska Native community has made great strides in health over the years. In this booklet we are highlighting some key Alaska Native health concerns. Addressing these concerns is an important step on the path towards getting healthier.
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Yagheli Ch'tsizlan : We Are Getting Healthier.
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Recommended Nordic paediatric reference intervals for 21 common biochemical properties.

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Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2013 Feb;73(1):1-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-2013
Author
Linda Hilsted
Pål Rustad
Lise Aksglæde
Kaspar Sørensen
Anders Juul
Author Affiliation
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. linda.hilsted@rh.regionh.dk
Source
Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2013 Feb;73(1):1-9
Date
Feb-2013
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Child
Denmark
Female
Humans
Male
Reference Values
Young Adult
Abstract
Paediatric reference intervals based on samples from healthy children are difficult to establish and consequently data are often from hospitalized children. Furthermore, biases may present in published data due to differences in the analytical methods employed. Blood samples from 1429 healthy Danish children were collected for establishing reference intervals for 21 common biochemical properties (Alanine transaminase, Albumin, Alkaline phosphatase, Aspartate transaminase, Bilirubin, Calcium, Cholesterol, Creatinine, Creatine kinase, HDL-Cholesterol, Iron, Lactate dehydrogenase, LDL- Cholesterol, Magnesium, Phosphate, Potassium, Protein, Sodium, Transferrin, Triglycerides and Urate). Samples were analyzed on a Roche-Modular-P/ISE-system. The NORIP reference material (NFKK Reference Serum X) was included in all the analytical runs. Reference values were recalculated according to the target values of X for the properties and statistical calculations carried out as performed in the NORIP study. Thus commutable (regarding analytical method) reference intervals for 20 properties were established and for LDL-Cholesterol reference intervals were reported for the specific analytical method employed. The data were compared to previous studies and to those obtained from the youngest age group in the NORIP study. Marked age differences were observed for most of the properties. Several properties also showed gender-related differences, mainly at the onset of puberty. Data are presented as suggested intervals for combined age groups, but can be accessed via the NORIP home page if more detailed division according to age or gender is desired.
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Erratum In: Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2013 Dec;73(8):661
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23013046 View in PubMed
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Ugeskr Laeger. 2011 Mar 7;173(10):725
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-7-2011
Author
Kirsten A Boisen
Grete Teilmann
Author Affiliation
Ungdomsmedicinsk Videnscenter Afsnit 4101, Rigshospitalet, 2100 København Ø, Denmark. kirsten.boisen@rh.regionh.dk
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 2011 Mar 7;173(10):725
Date
Mar-7-2011
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adolescent Health Services
Adolescent Medicine
Denmark
Humans
Patient transfer
Young Adult
PubMed ID
21375984 View in PubMed
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Pleasant natural scent with unpleasant effects: cluster headache-like attacks triggered by Umbellularia californica.

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Source
Cephalalgia. 2010 Jun;30(6):744-6
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-2010
Author
S. Benemei
G. Appendino
P. Geppetti
Author Affiliation
Department of Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Firenze, Headache Centre, Firenze, Italy. silvia.benemei@unifi.it
Source
Cephalalgia. 2010 Jun;30(6):744-6
Date
Jun-2010
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Cluster Headache - etiology
Humans
Male
Odors
Umbellularia - adverse effects
Young Adult
Abstract
Umbellularia californica, a shrub or tree indigenous to southwestern Oregon and northern California, is commonly known as headache tree, probably because it is reported that its scent can cause headache. Here, we report the case of a 69-year-old Italian gardener, affected during his young adult age by cluster headache, who, 10 years from his last cluster episode, developed shorter-lasting cluster-like headache attacks after and at any time he was exposed to U. californica scent. The present case indicates that, even though endogenous mechanisms causing the cluster headache were no longer present, susceptibility to exogenous triggers remains active in this patient, and suggests that identification of the constituent(s) of U. californica responsible for triggering cluster headache-like attacks may help in the understanding of the hitherto elusive mechanism of cluster headache.
PubMed ID
19732077 View in PubMed
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