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Researchers observed significant improvements in inflammation and physical function.
Daily capsules trigger protective immune response in high-risk children.
Statins would prevent heart attacks and coronary heart disease, while being cost-effective, if there are no increases in geriatric-specific adverse effects.
Older users of proton pump inhibitors had a 2-fold increased risk of AKI compared with non-users.
But more detailed genetic studies needed in the dialysis population.
Contrast-Induced Nephropathy is significantly associated with mortality and need for dialysis; hydration is also a predictor of CIN.
Corlanor works by decreasing heart rate; it's the first approved product in this drug class.
The incidence of gout among CKD patients was 6.82 per 1,000 persons per year compared to 2.43 for those without the disease.
Researchers compared 3 screening approaches for their ability to detect chronic kidney disease cases, and identify patients with higher rates of cardiovascular events and kidney decline.
Variability predicts increased risk in patients with coronary artery disease, independent of LDL-C levels.
Investigators propose a protocol for when patients should be referred to nephrologists.
But remarriage, at least for women, does not appear to lower risk of heart attack, research shows.
Keeping a gratitude journal seemed to reduce cardiac risk factors.
High blood glucose might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says.
Treatment of impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance can delay progression to diabetes.
For every hour spent watching TV, the risk of diabetes increased 3.4%.
Recent meta-analysis compared continuous renal replacement therapy and extended daily dialysis.
Aerobic exercise intervention doesn't appear to change pain severity measures
TZD effective post metformin and exenatide; exenatide effective post metformin and glimepiride.
Increased risk possibly linked to the genetics that also determine height.
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)