A diet high in salt increases the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes, show data from the Japan Diabetes Complications Study.
People with diabetes mellitus have a significantly increased risk of developing head and neck cancer compared with those without the condition, show results of a large study conducted in Taiwan.
The neurocognitive function of patients with major depression who fall into the “soft” bipolar spectrum resembles that of patients with bipolar II disorder rather than those with unipolar depression, say researchers.
First-generation immigrants, men and younger patients are at risk of treatment delays for first-episode psychosis, study findings indicate.
Patients with a mutation in the thyroid hormone receptor α gene that affects both the thyroid hormone receptor α1 and α2 protein variants have similar characteristics to patients with mutations affecting only the α1 variant, report researchers.
Children with Type 1 diabetes can successfully participate in religious fasts, a study suggests.
A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies, published in Nature, reveals a large number of genetic variants that may contribute to the age at which girls experience menarche.
High doses of fludrocortisone in the absence of salt supplements can provoke hypertension in infants with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, research shows.
Vasculopathy is already present in girls with Turner syndrome as young as 9 years old, researchers report.
Patients hospitalised with bipolar disorder are at the greatest risk of suicide immediately after discharge, and the rate at which the risk declines depends on the illness phase, Finnish researchers report.