As a venue for presenting important research on kidney disease to the world, Kidney Week never disappoints.
After the end of 16-day federal shutdown in October, media headlines touted the financial impact on America and the cost of restarting the government.
Over the past 10 years the annual ESRD incidence rate per million U.S. population has remained stagnant or even shown sporadic downward trends.
For men at risk of developing prostate cancer (PCa), prophylactic prostatectomy seems almost irrational for several reasons
Once again, a study offers evidence that one of the keys to good nutrition is avoiding excess.
In the nephrology community, there have been heightened discussions and apparent enthusiasm about the revival of PD as the prototype for home dialysis.
The vow never to treat SRMs may seem hard to believe and self-defeating.
Two studies presented at the recent NKF Spring Clinical Meetings provide more evidence of a trend toward decreasing use of ESAs and decreasing hemoglobin levels.
Having just returned from the always-stimulating European Association of Urology annual congress, I'd like to share a few impressions.
Almost half a million Americans depend on chronic dialysis therapy to survive.
Physicians are more often defined by their ability to diagnose, treat, and research a disease than their willingness to manage its spectrum of risk.
How often have you met for business in a Starbucks, Coffee Bean, or any other coffee shop?
Kidney Week 2012, held in San Diego, is now history and as usual I like to reflect on the world's biggest and most prestigious meeting for kidney specialists.
Although data suggest that cancer rates are also higher in obese patients, the associations are largely based on observational/population studies.
President Obama and Mitt Romney square off on American health reform in the New England Journal of Medicine.