Commentary

Artificial Kidney Technology Moves Forward

Artificial Kidney Technology Moves Forward

If ESRD patients face increasing difficulty getting a kidney transplant in coming years, they may see an artificial kidney as the next best alternative.

Recent Developments in Prostate Cancer Management

Recent Developments in Prostate Cancer Management

Additional novel medical therapies to treat prostate cancer and earlier use of the existing medical therapies are the future of prostate cancer management.

Important Prostate Cancer Advances of the Last 10 Years

Important Prostate Cancer Advances of the Last 10 Years

Advances in prostate cancer screening, management and therapeutics have vastly improved patient care.

Therapeutic Non-adherence: An Ongoing Problem

Therapeutic Non-adherence: An Ongoing Problem

No matter how much pharmacologic therapy advances, patient behavior will remain a significant factor in the outcomes achieved.

Should We Always Treat Edema?

Should We Always Treat Edema?

We may feel good treating a patient's edema, but is fluid retention always harmful?

Whatever Happened to the AIDS Crisis?

Whatever Happened to the AIDS Crisis?

Chronic diseases such as end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have now surpassed opportunistic infections as the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients.

Prostate Cancer Genetics: Ready for Clinical Use?

Prostate Cancer Genetics: Ready for Clinical Use?

For decades, prostate cancer risk (PCa) stratification was based primarily on the architectural pattern of the tumor.

The Renal & Urology News Top 5 Lists for 2014

The Renal & Urology News Top 5 Lists for 2014

Among the most important challenges in producing a medical newspaper is deciding what studies or topics on which to report.

Emerging MRA-Based Treatments for End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patients on Dialysis

Emerging MRA-Based Treatments for End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patients on Dialysis

Recently, increasing attention focused on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) in treating chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Offer Ebola Victims Dialysis If They Need It

Offer Ebola Victims Dialysis If They Need It

Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh: Patients with Ebola deserve to be offered renal replacement therapy, even if odds of survival are slim.

Physicians and the Medical-Industrial Complex

Physicians and the Medical-Industrial Complex

Eisenhower warned Americans to beware of the "military-industrial complex" as it can overwhelm us.

The Ebola Threat: Why Not an Outbreak Here?

The Ebola Threat: Why Not an Outbreak Here?

The separation of continents no longer provides a secure buffer against the spread of communicable diseases from far-flung places.

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