Adding short-term androgen suppression to salvage radiotherapy may benefit men with prostate cancer who have undergone radical prostatectomy.
Not enough physicians warning patients of their risk for chronic kidney disease.
Renal function decline is independent factor for cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision.
Practice management systems (PMS) can be employed to maximize the time physicians spend on patient care.
New findings show that current smokers had an 83% higher incidence of rapid renal function decline compared with never smokers.
One in 4 MI survivors develop heart failure within 4 years.
Cardiovascular disease risk is elevated when low HDL-C was accompanied by LDL-C and triglycerides.
Male gender, diabetes, and renal function decline at 90 days implicated as risk factors; patients rarely progress to end-stage renal disease.
CKD patients with daily sodium above 4,548 mg may help protect their cardiovascular health by reducing sodium in their diets, researchers suggested.
45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood glucose control and should be considered.
Four key lifestyle factors include weight, exercise, no smoking, and limiting alcohol.
Japanese study demonstrates a 2-fold increased risk of death from any cause.
As elderly patients age, the number of drugs they take that may cause hyperkalemia increases.
Heart groups issue updated guideline for the treatment of heart failure.
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)