Vitamin D deficiency is associated with schizophrenia, according to a review published online July 22 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Blood donations to the American Red Cross are down substantially, and the agency says an "emergency situation" could arise within weeks.
Several new remote patient monitoring devices with useful applications are available or under development, according to an article published July 8 in Medical Economics.
Patient reviews indicate that the attributes most valued in physicians include interpersonal skills and bedside manner, according to a report published online July 16 by Vitals.
Decreased vision is associated with a significantly higher likelihood of not working, according to a study published online July 17 in JAMA Ophthalmology
Weight loss over 2 years is associated with reduced diabetes incidence and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors, according to a study published online July 14 in Diabetes Care.
The proportion of kids aged 2 to 18 who are classified as obese, based on their waist size, held steady at nearly 18% from 2003 to 2012, according to a report published online July 21 in Pediatrics.
Most US physicians are satisfied, with satisfied physicians more likely to report positive trends in medicine, according to a report published by Jackson Healthcare.
By Jeannette Wick
In a recent study, mice that were fed diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids had healthier knee joints than those that consumed high levels of saturated fats and omega-6 fatty acids.
Glycation of the α-chain in fetal hemoglobin is higher in neonates from women with gestational diabetes mellitus and may reflect hyperglycemia exposure in utero, according to a study published online July 10 in Diabetes Care.