Secure messaging viable for diabetes support

From Clinical Endocrinology News, 17 December 2013: MELBOURNE – Secure messaging can achieve similar outcomes in terms of behavioral goal achievement, self-reported health maintenance exam completion, and hemoglobin A1c level testing, compared with telephone and in-person support, new data suggest. A study of different methods of diabetes self-management support found no significant differences in outcomes Continue reading Secure messaging viable for diabetes support

Degrees of learning in the genes

From ABC News in Science, 31 May 2013: It’s not quite the ‘smart gene’ but researchers have identified a small number of genetic markers associated with educational attainment. A genome-wide association study using genetic data from more than 100,000 individuals found three genetic markers that were significantly linked to an individual’s numbers of years of Continue reading Degrees of learning in the genes