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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Mediterranean Diet Lowers Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Risk

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Risk

Mediterranean diet is associated with a significantly lower risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Acute Kidney Injury Hospital-Acquired Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Ups Early Readmission Risk

Hospital-Acquired Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Ups Early Readmission Risk

Researchers observe a significant 21% increased odds of rehospitalization for acute kidney injury (AKI) within 30 days.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Renal Hyperfiltration May Predict Higher Mortality

Renal Hyperfiltration May Predict Higher Mortality

In healthy people, renal hyperfiltration associated with 37% and 66% increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, respectively.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Exercise May Benefit Kids with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Exercise May Benefit Kids with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Acute exercise may benefit children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease (CKD) via anti-inflammatory effects.

Acute Kidney Injury Pre-Treatment Statins Reduce Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Risk

Pre-Treatment Statins Reduce Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Risk

Review shows reduction in acute kidney injury with high-dose statins versus low-dose or placebo.

End-Stage Renal Disease Exercise May Decrease Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Exercise May Decrease Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Strenuous aerobic activities found to decrease the risk of ESRD by 42% compared with no physical activity.

Hemodialysis Hemodialysis Used Less Often for Women than Men with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Hemodialysis Used Less Often for Women than Men with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Study shows that 59% of men with end-stage renal disease were on hemodialysis versus 41% of women.

Diabetes Phone Intervention Ineffective in Diabetes Medication Adherence

Phone Intervention Ineffective in Diabetes Medication Adherence

Findings among adults with diabetes recently prescribed new medication.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Aerobic Exercise Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients

Aerobic Exercise Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients on hemodialysis experience greater quality of life and lower mortality with regular exercise.

Hypertension Team-Based Approach Aids Hypertension Control

Team-Based Approach Aids Hypertension Control

Hypertensive patients see better control of their condition through team-based collaboration with pharmacists.

Diabetes High Magnesium Intake May Reduce Diabetes Risk

High Magnesium Intake May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Higher magnesium intake is associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Hypertension Binge Drinking Could Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

Binge Drinking Could Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

Researchers didn't find the same cardiovascular effect of binge drinking in young women or teens of either sex.

Hemodialysis Uremic Toxin in Hemodialysis Patients Predicts Heart Failure Risk

Uremic Toxin in Hemodialysis Patients Predicts Heart Failure Risk

High levels of indoxyl sulfate are associated with a more than 5-fold increased risk of a first heart failure event.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Strokes Raise Death Risk in Dialysis Patients

Strokes Raise Death Risk in Dialysis Patients

The risk of dying after suffering a hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke is greatest in the first week.

Hypertension Uncontrolled Hypertension Risk Higher with Psoriasis

Uncontrolled Hypertension Risk Higher with Psoriasis

Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator for uncontrolled hypertension.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Significantly lower vitamin D level in patients with severe/complete versus mild erectile dysfunction (ED).

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) UroLift Preserves Sexual Function in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Patients

UroLift Preserves Sexual Function in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Patients

UroLift offers minimally-invasive treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) without risk of sexual dysfunction.

Kidney Stones Kidney Stone Risk Rises with Higher Temperature

Kidney Stone Risk Rises with Higher Temperature

Higher daily mean temperatures are associated with an increased incidence of kidney stones.

Reproductive Medicine Chemicals in Plastic Impact Genital Development in Boys

Chemicals in Plastic Impact Genital Development in Boys

Link between phthalates and possible genital defect in adolescent boys needs more study.

Prostate Cancer Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Racial differences in prostate cancer (PCa) treatment regret more pronounced among those without sexual problems.

Prostate Cancer Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Raises Heart-Related Death Risk

Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Raises Heart-Related Death Risk

But overall risk of heart-related death risk from prostate cancer treatment is small, researchers say.

Kidney Stones Genetic Link in Kidney Stones Identified

Genetic Link in Kidney Stones Identified

Kidney stones may have a possible genetic link that can assist patients in acquiring a more specific diagnosis and treatment.

Prostate Cancer Men with More Female Partners Have Lower Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Men with More Female Partners Have Lower Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Men who have slept with more than 20 female partners are less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer (PCa).

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers

Patients who smoke during external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) are at increased risk of distant metastases and dying from prostate cancer.

Kidney Stones Kidney Stone Formers Face Higher Fracture Risk

Kidney Stone Formers Face Higher Fracture Risk

Fracture risk after urolithiasis highest among males aged 10 to 19 years and females aged 30 to 39 years.

Prostate Cancer Eating More Tomatoes Lowers Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Eating More Tomatoes Lowers Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Consuming ten portions of tomatoes a week can lower the risk of prostate cancer.

Reproductive Medicine Vegetarian Diet Lowers Sperm Quality

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Sperm Quality

Men who abstain from eating meat have significantly reduced sperm levels and quality.

Prostate Cancer Aspirin May Lower Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer Mortality

Aspirin May Lower Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer Mortality

Significant association observed for high-risk prostate cancers with no difference according to daily dose.

Prostate Cancer Vitamin D May Suppress Prostate Tissue Inflammation

Vitamin D May Suppress Prostate Tissue Inflammation

Vitamin D may be able to suppress inflammation in prostate tissue by boosting expression of the GDF-15 gene.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

Fathering of dizygotic twins, a marker of high fertility, was not associated with increased risk of prostate cancer.