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Intense glycemic control was significantly linked to higher risks of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality
Hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease, other causes
Many of the tests performed to screen for chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be necessary for diagnosis and management, according to a research letter.
More standing time was associated with less overweight and impaired glucose tolerance, but the results didn't hold after adjustment.
Improvement in depression, with advantage for sertraline, but glycemic control remains unchanged.
Minority race/ethnicity and lack of private insurance associated with inadequate care in U.S.
Two pathways with low fat deposition in early life may result in fat acquisition during childhood
People least adherent to a DASH-style diet had a 3-fold increased odds of chronic kidney disease compared with those who were most adherent.
Soluble ferric pyrophosphate is given to hemodialysis patients via dialysate.
Study reveals favorable myocardial adaptations, including enhanced left ventricular diastolic function.
Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, researchers say
South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases
Correlation identified between functional capacity and erectile function improvement
Meta-analysis shows that use of medication is associated with an 18% lower risk.
Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count
Research raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy
Sexual function declines for both men and women following radical prostatectomy, but some aspects of care may help couples.
From 2004 to 2009, there was a marked increase in observation (watchful waiting and active surveillance) among men with low-risk prostate cancer.
Data reveal no significant differences in overall and cancer-specific survival at 5 years.
In a Canadian study, long wait times before a first urologist visit was associated with a 29% higher risk of death after radical cystectomy.
In a study of post-menopausal women, the highest quartile of lycopene intake was associated with a significant 39% decreased risk of renal cell carcinoma versus the lowest quartile.
98% of the renal tumors were controlled at 9 months after treatment.
Variation exists at a high-volume center when selecting patients with low-risk prostate cancer for prostatectomy.
Guideline outlines recommended follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors
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)