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Cancer is also now the leading cause of death for a number of minority groups.
A recent trial compared the effects of regular grapefruit juice with a low furanocoumarin hybrid grapefruit juice on midazolam.
Increases in cardiovascular death, cancer death, noncardiovascular noncancer death in men, women
Patients who took CVD medications less than 60% of the time before starting dialysis had a 21% increased risk of early death after dialysis initiation.
Doubling of serum creatinine occured in 1,262 patients studied.
Researchers found a U-shaped relationship between HDL cholesterol and premature death across all levels of kidney function.
The prevalence of ED is 30% higher among men who have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/mL versus those with levels of 30 ng/mL or higher.
5 mg apixaban twice daily deemed safe, appropriate for those with 1 criterion in ARISTOTLE trial.
Commonly used meds linked to increased risk of hospitalization for dehydration, heat-related illness.
Study also links smoking with a decreased likelihood of receiving a kidney transplant.
The study highlights a need to monitor eGFR regularly, even in patients who have yet to develop renal impairment of concern.
Significantly lower rates of admission for stroke, heart failure, pneumonia/influenza, all-cause-death.
The Mediterranean Diet may reduce patients risks of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Patients with depression were younger, had higher eGFR, and more comorbidities.
Study results strengthen researchers' arguments for further clinical trials evaluating the potential protective effect of statins.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)