This longitudinal study evaluates the association of childhood psychosocial factors with adult coronary artery calcification among participants in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study.
Shashaj et al assess whether insulin resistance and metabolic abnormalities are detectable at the onset of obesity and to unravel the interplay among adiposity, insulin resistance, and other such abnormalities. Patients with new-onset overweight or obesity underwent clinical laboratory testing and ultrasonographic investigations of fatty liver.
Pollack et al investigate the relationships between the Functional Status Scale (FSS) and the Pediatric Overall Performance Category and Pediatric Cerebral Performance Category (POPC/PCPC) scales for large-sample studies.
This cohort study compares brain injury prevalence and brain development in neonates with prenatal vs postnatal diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease.