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There is inconsistent data regarding hormonal contraception and weight. Weight concerns may deter teens from using highly effective contraception such as the etonogestrel subdermal implant (ENG). There is little literature about weight gain and adolescent ENG use, most studies involve adult women. The purpose of this study is to evaluate weight/BMI change in adolescent and young adult ENG users compared to non-users.
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Name: Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology
In young adult cancer survivors (YACSs) to explore the rate of being nonemployed and having low work ability, and to identify factors associated with these two outcomes.
As many as two-thirds of male childhood cancer survivors are at risk for fertility impairment as a consequence of treatment. Despite this, survivorship guidelines lack concrete recommendations as to w...
With the rise in electronic cigarette (ENDS) use among US young adults, more research is needed on expectations for use and perceptions related to body image, weight control, and stress relief.
Intrauterine device (IUD) utilization in the United States is low among adolescent and young adult women. Longer procedure duration has been proposed as one potential barrier to IUD insertion in this ...
Parental cancer is a significant problem for adolescent and young adult offspring. To understand the extent of the problem of parental cancer for Australian offspring, data regarding those impacted ar...
This research trial studies the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancers Clinical Model in evaluating clinical, psychosocial, and health economic factors in adolescent and young adult pati...
A prospective, non-inferiority study to evaluate the pharmacokinetic effect of topiramate on serum Etonogestrel (ENG) levels in contraceptive implant users.
A more convenient blood glucose monitoring system integrated with a responsive mobile health app may facilitate improved diabetes control in adolescent and young adult patients with Type 1...
The purpose of this study is to help adolescents and young adult cancer survivors address their psycho-social needs during the transitional period. The transitional period begins at comple...
This clinical trial studies a mobile health fitness program for adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors. Adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors are at risk to ...
A measurement of OXYGEN uptake in a sitting, resting person (resting oxygen consumption), varying with age, sex, race, and other factors. In normal adult men, one MET is approximately 3.5 ml O2/kg/min of body weight. Oxygen uptake during activities or work can be measured in METs which can be use to determine health status and exercise prescription.
A person between 19 and 24 years of age.
Any observable response or action of an adolescent.
An adolescent who is receiving long-term in-patient services or who resides in an institutional setting.
An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
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