Early genetic testing of babies with suspected neonatal diabetes identifies the underlying cause in more than 80% of cases, say researchers.
Neuroendocrine sequelae are common following paediatric low-grade gliomas affecting the optic pathway, hypothalamus and suprasellar areas and are influenced by tumour location and treatment choice, a study shows.
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue given alongside growth hormone during puberty in order to increase adult height does not have long-term metabolic health consequences in children born small for gestational age, research shows.
A meta-analysis has identified the key modifiable factors associated with an increased or decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma receive significant progression-free and overall survival benefits from continuous treatment compared with fixed-duration therapy, suggests a pooled analysis.
A Mendelian randomisation study supports the theory that low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels could increase people’s multiple sclerosis risk.
A study shows that about a quarter of people with clinically diagnosed mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease have only minimal β-amyloid deposition on autopsy.
Obesity increases the risk of colorectal cancer in patients with Lynch syndrome, research indicates, but daily aspirin use may combat this excess risk.
Patients with trigeminal neuralgia have an increased risk of later developing certain psychiatric disorders, a population-based study suggests.
Working long hours may increase people’s risk of having a stroke, shows a meta-analysis published in The Lancet.