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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Mediterranean Diet Lowers Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Risk

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Risk

Mediterranean diet is associated with a significantly lower risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Acute Kidney Injury Hospital-Acquired Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Ups Early Readmission Risk

Hospital-Acquired Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Ups Early Readmission Risk

Researchers observe a significant 21% increased odds of rehospitalization for acute kidney injury (AKI) within 30 days.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Renal Hyperfiltration May Predict Higher Mortality

Renal Hyperfiltration May Predict Higher Mortality

In healthy people, renal hyperfiltration associated with 37% and 66% increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, respectively.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Exercise May Benefit Kids with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Exercise May Benefit Kids with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Acute exercise may benefit children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease (CKD) via anti-inflammatory effects.

Acute Kidney Injury Pre-Treatment Statins Reduce Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Risk

Pre-Treatment Statins Reduce Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Risk

Review shows reduction in acute kidney injury with high-dose statins versus low-dose or placebo.

End-Stage Renal Disease Exercise May Decrease Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Exercise May Decrease Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Strenuous aerobic activities found to decrease the risk of ESRD by 42% compared with no physical activity.

Hemodialysis Hemodialysis Used Less Often for Women than Men with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Hemodialysis Used Less Often for Women than Men with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Study shows that 59% of men with end-stage renal disease were on hemodialysis versus 41% of women.

Diabetes Phone Intervention Ineffective in Diabetes Medication Adherence

Phone Intervention Ineffective in Diabetes Medication Adherence

Findings among adults with diabetes recently prescribed new medication.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Aerobic Exercise Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients

Aerobic Exercise Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients on hemodialysis experience greater quality of life and lower mortality with regular exercise.

Hypertension Team-Based Approach Aids Hypertension Control

Team-Based Approach Aids Hypertension Control

Hypertensive patients see better control of their condition through team-based collaboration with pharmacists.

Diabetes High Magnesium Intake May Reduce Diabetes Risk

High Magnesium Intake May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Higher magnesium intake is associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Hypertension Binge Drinking Could Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

Binge Drinking Could Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

Researchers didn't find the same cardiovascular effect of binge drinking in young women or teens of either sex.

Hemodialysis Uremic Toxin in Hemodialysis Patients Predicts Heart Failure Risk

Uremic Toxin in Hemodialysis Patients Predicts Heart Failure Risk

High levels of indoxyl sulfate are associated with a more than 5-fold increased risk of a first heart failure event.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Strokes Raise Death Risk in Dialysis Patients

Strokes Raise Death Risk in Dialysis Patients

The risk of dying after suffering a hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke is greatest in the first week.

Hypertension Uncontrolled Hypertension Risk Higher with Psoriasis

Uncontrolled Hypertension Risk Higher with Psoriasis

Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator for uncontrolled hypertension.

Hemodialysis Severe Adverse Technical Events Rare in Home Hemodialysis

Severe Adverse Technical Events Rare in Home Hemodialysis

Study reveals a rate of 0.038 such events per 1,000 home dialysis treatments.

Hypertension Plant Leaves Could Treat Pulmonary Hypertension

Plant Leaves Could Treat Pulmonary Hypertension

Novel compound derived from plant leaves could help in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

Hemodialysis Home Dialysis On the Rise Despite High Cost

Home Dialysis On the Rise Despite High Cost

Experts say that issues of cost to providers have prevented broader application of home dialysis.

Diabetes Grape Seed Extract May Lower Blood Sugar in Diabetes Mellitus

Grape Seed Extract May Lower Blood Sugar in Diabetes Mellitus

Grape seed extract may help to lower blood sugar and glucose levels in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) High Dietary Fiber Associated with Better Kidney Function

High Dietary Fiber Associated with Better Kidney Function

High dietary fiber also associated with decreased systemic inflammation and mortality risk.