Higher prevalence of mortality, CV and metabolic dysfunction for definite evening type individuals
Alcohol consumption roughly linearly linked to higher risk of stroke, coronary disease, heart failure
Benefit of exercise against cardiovascular disease notable even among those at high genetic risk
Using open flames or high temps to cook red meat, chicken both linked to higher risk of T2DM
Researchers compared current and past marijuana use to never users.
Possible increased risk of pulmonary embolism, peripheral artery disease less clear
Research suggests that men's diets can affect their risk for prostate cancer.
Increased risk seen for ischemic stroke in both sexes, intracerebral hemorrhage in men
Increased incidence of acute myocardial infarction in first 7 days after positive respiratory viral diagnosis
Prospective studies needed to examine long-term effects of chronic marijuana use on CV health.
No worse sexual or urinary function, but incidence of urethral stricture higher than swimmers/runners.
Two years of high-intensity exercise tied to improved maximal oxygen uptake, reduced cardiac stiffness.
No evidence that varenicline, bupropion, or nicotine replacement increase probability of abstinence.
Annual vaccination found to lessen flu severity, hospitalizations, and death among the elderly.
Suffering existentially, loss of independence, and incapability to enjoy life were some reasons patients pursued EOLOA.
Current vaccine projected to be more effective in 2018 US flu season vs 2017 Australian flu season.
More than 50% products advertised as androgen receptor modulators had selective androgen receptor modulators.
Findings among residents of low-, middle-, and high-income countries.
Greater improvement in CHD risk factors for combined intervention versus either alone.
Case report describes 51-year-old man who primarily presented with multiple nodules on his scalp
Combined with risk factors, QT prolonging meds tied to greater QTc lengthening than QTPM alone.
Centrally obese participants with a normal BMI had the worst long-term survival.
There was a net 20% steps/day increase in active vs. control arm participants.
Proton pump inhibitors need not first cause acute kidney injury for CKD risk to be elevated.
New guidelines suggest aiming for a systolic pressure less than 150 mm Hg in hypertensive individuals aged 60 or older.
To receive top ratings, a diet has to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss, and protective against diabetes and heart disease.
The findings indicate that it's not only how much and how often, but also what type of exercise you do that seems to make the difference.
Younger age at initiation was associated with increased risk of mortality, highlighting the importance of youth and early-adult smoking on lifetime mortality risk.
Organizations such as Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies can help physicians aid in the treatment of opioid patients.
Extreme groomers had a quadrupled risk of contracting an STI, and high-frequency groomers had a 3.5-fold increased risk of STI.
Renal and Urology News Articles
Sign Up for Free e-newsletters
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)