Calculating the duration of undiagnosed diabetes from the presence of retinopathy using standard criteria produces overinflated estimates, say researchers.
A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies has identified six biological pathways that may be involved in the genetic predisposition to develop bipolar disorder.
Early recognition and treatment of coronary artery disease must become a clinical priority for all adults with schizophrenia, say researchers who studied autopsy data for schizophrenia patients who died suddenly in hospital.
People with a history of schizophrenia appear to have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than the general population, but the association may be due to underreporting, say researchers.
Previous suicide attempts, recent affective episodes and recent psychiatric inpatient care are the strongest indicators that a patient with bipolar disorder may attempt suicide, show results of a large Swedish study.
US-based researchers have identified a panel of 12 proteins that may help predict overall survival and the risk of recurrence in patients treated with surgery for non-small-cell lung cancer.
Findings from the Ohasama study reveal an association between variability in home systolic blood pressure and cognitive decline.
Phase I study findings suggest the investigational drug ceritinib is effective in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer with anaplastic lymphoma kinase gene rearrangement, even in those who develop resistance to crizotinib.
Methylation of three genes may help with the early diagnosis of non-small-cell lung cancer, research suggests.
Certain capsular serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae are particularly likely to cause disease in people who have recently experienced a respiratory viral infection, study findings indicate.