Levels of insulin autoantibodies and insulinoma-associated protein 2 autoantibodies predict the onset of diabetes in young children with islet autoimmunity, show findings from the TEDDY study.
Researchers have found that girls with central precocious puberty have similar metabolic and general health to other women when they reach young to middle adulthood.
A puberty nomogram is better than the classical criteria for identifying boys with constitutional delay in growth and puberty, report researchers.
Nearly two-thirds of children with non-classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia have an inadequate cortisol response, report researchers.
Spontaneous catch-up growth after birth in short children who were born small for gestational age is a negative predictor of their long-term response to growth hormone treatment, say researchers.
Patients with chronic depression can be differentiated from those with episodic depression according to their levels of cognitive–behavioural and emotional avoidance, study findings suggest.
Study findings support the use of the Overall Anxiety Severity And Impairment Scale as a brief measure of anxiety in the outpatient clinical setting.
Depressive, anxiety and behavioural disorders may be important preceding clinical features in the onset of bipolar disorder, with the potential for targeted preventive care of at-risk individuals, study findings suggest.
Patients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder have a significantly increased mortality rate, especially if they are diagnosed in adulthood, a study published in The Lancet shows.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease may gain a greater benefit from a placebo treatment if they believe it to be expensive, research suggests.