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Hypo- and hyperkalemia found to increase death risk by 26% and 22%, respectively.
Absence of association observed in patients with normal or near-normal baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate.
New study also provides evidence that an early proteinuria decrease is a strong predictor of good long-term outcome.
Starting on peritoneal dialysis was associated with a 25% lower dementia risk versus starting on hemodialysis, a study showed.
Mission 0by25 hopes to stop preventable deaths from AKI by 2025.
2015 Standards for Diabetes Care focus on ethnic differences in risk, BP targets and treatment goals.
Calcification in the media of arteries may be a useful measure for screening.
Insulin has evolved through incremental improvements, with innovations in safety and efficacy, leading to renewable patents.
In the absence of co-infection with hepatitis C virus, their graft and patient survival rates are similar to those of HIV-negative patients.
Risk of hospitalization and modality failure is significantly lower, Canadian study finds.
Second study shows similar risk of death for PCI with everolimus-eluting stents, CABG
Researchers say regulators should require more from insulin pump manufacturing companies and gather more data on long-term use.
Trial shows that changes to blood during storage do not affect quality.
The quantity and quality of available evidence may not be strong enough to support widespread recommendation of the Mediterranean diet.
Study in Chinese population shows reduced risk of first stroke with combined use of enalapril, folic acid
No reductions in systolic, diastolic BP in trial-level analysis, individual patient data analysis
Researchers found 88% higher odds of negative pregnancy outcomes for women with stage 1 CKD and no classic risk factors.
53% taking action to reduce sodiu. Those receiving medical advice to reduce sodium intake appeared more willing to take action.
Dire need for low-cost dialysis techniques that could be used worldwide, researcher says
Over a 5-year period, cancer developed in 9.5% of hemodialysis patients, a rate much higher than would be expected in the general population.
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