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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Nonalbuminuric CKD May Increase Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes

Nonalbuminuric CKD May Increase Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes

Nonalbuminuric chronic kidney disease was linked to increases in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, but not albuminuria or end-stage renal disease.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) FDA Approves Repatha for Familial High Cholesterol

FDA Approves Repatha for Familial High Cholesterol

Approved for patients unable to get LDL cholesterol under control with current treatment options.

Men's Health Update Vitamin D Linked to Fewer Falls in Seniors

Vitamin D Linked to Fewer Falls in Seniors

Homebound elderly might benefit from supplementation, research suggests.

Hemodialysis Death Risk Lower with Home Hemodialysis than Peritoneal Dialysis

Death Risk Lower with Home Hemodialysis than Peritoneal Dialysis

Daily home hemodialysis also decreases likelihood of hospitalization and technique failure.

Prostate Cancer Early Chemotherapy Offers No Survival Edge in mCRPC

Early Chemotherapy Offers No Survival Edge in mCRPC

Giving docetaxel before abiraterone does not improve progression-free and overall survival compared with the reverse sequence.

Diabetes Diabetes Patients Satisfied With Once-Weekly Dulaglutide

Diabetes Patients Satisfied With Once-Weekly Dulaglutide

Improvement in patient satisfaction, decrease in perceived frequency of hyperglycemia.

Hyperphosphatemia Serum Phosphorus Levels Not Affected by Race, Income

Serum Phosphorus Levels Not Affected by Race, Income

African-American patients, however, had significantly higher intact parathyroid hormone levels, possibly due to lower 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction Risk Not Lowered by Aspirin, Other NSAIDS

Erectile Dysfunction Risk Not Lowered by Aspirin, Other NSAIDS

Lack of association found in a study of men in the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial.

Diabetes Antibiotic Use Tied to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Antibiotic Use Tied to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers don't know if the drugs signal developing disease, or contribute to it.

Nephrology Fatigue, Ascites Up Hyponatremia Risk in Hospitalized CHF Patients

Fatigue, Ascites Up Hyponatremia Risk in Hospitalized CHF Patients

Development of hyponatremia during hospitalization was associated with a significantly higher in-hospital mortality rate.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Quitting Smoking Improves Angina, Mental Health After Heart Attack

Quitting Smoking Improves Angina, Mental Health After Heart Attack

Patients who stopped smoking also reported less angina.

Nephrology Ureteric Injury Risk With Hysterectomy Increased

Ureteric Injury Risk With Hysterectomy Increased

Risk varies by type of hysterectomy for benign and malignant conditions; lower for benign conditions.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Men with PCa have a 4-fold increased risk of suicidal death within 3 months of diagnosis compared to men who have other solid cancers.

Urology Surgeons Perform Well Despite Late Night and Early Morning Operations

Surgeons Perform Well Despite Late Night and Early Morning Operations

Review indicates that doctors who operate the night before another surgery do well.

Hypertension Spouses of Stroke Patients Have Lower Quality of Life

Spouses of Stroke Patients Have Lower Quality of Life

Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, researchers find.