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Risk-scoring systems help predict incident diabetes in adults

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Basic clinical information can identify individuals at high risk of developing diabetes within 10 years, and adding some lab values identifies those at very high risk. U.S. researchers report the development of the two scoring systems in the June 2 issue of Annals of Internal...

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Depressive symptoms may indicate early Parkinson’s disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Consistent with some previous reports, the results of a case-control study suggest that depressive symptoms are an early feature of Parkinson’s disease, preceding the characteristic motor manifestations. The results, which appear in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery,...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Even though most surviving preterm infants with periventricular hemorrhagic infarction (PVHI) have cerebral palsy, results of a prospective cohort study indicate that functional motor outcome in childhood is only mildly affected, and mean IQ is just a few points lower than...