Findings for both men and women with a false-positive prostate or breast cancer test result.
FGF-23 in top quartile independently linked to greater risk of CV death, heart failure hospitalization.
Meta-analysis shows that nicotinic acid could be a good alternative or add on to traditional phosphate binders, but it is associated with a high rate of adverse events.
Trend is consistent whether the threshold blood pressure level is reached earlier or later in life
Overall, 21, 29, and 13% meet goals for fruit, vegetable, and dairy intake, respectively
Thicker bladder wall and a tower-shaped curve on uroflowmetry are associated with shorter healing periods among pediatric patients with overactive bladder.
Holly Kramer, MD, MPH, believes more can be done to encourage individuals to be donors.
Study links the pain relievers to altered mental status, fall, and fracture.
Doctors who receive general payment for cancer drug more likely to prescribe drug marketed by company.
Drop in ZIKV RNA shedding in semen seen within 3 months after illness onset but can persist longer.
New study demonstrates that masked hypertension is associated with greater mortality risks than sustained or white coat hypertension.
In a meta-analysis, hemodialysis patients using lanthanum carbonate to lower phosphorus levels had a 55% decreased risk of death compared with those taking other binders.
More cancer survivors prescribed 5 or more unique medications, including those with abuse potential
No significant differences between peri-op behavioral muscle training and usual care at 5 years
The number of transplants in the United States involving organs from individuals who died from a drug overdose rose from 149 in 2000 to 3533 in 2016.
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