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Diabetes Mild CKD and Tight Glucose Control Increase Risks in Diabetics

Mild CKD and Tight Glucose Control Increase Risks in Diabetics

Intense glycemic control was significantly linked to higher risks of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Nuts Linked to Decreased CVD Mortality

Nuts Linked to Decreased CVD Mortality

Hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease, other causes

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Some Tests Provide Little Clinical Benefit for CKD Diagnosis

Some Tests Provide Little Clinical Benefit for CKD Diagnosis

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.

Diabetes Workplace Standing No Antidote to Sitting Harms

Workplace Standing No Antidote to Sitting Harms

More standing time was associated with less overweight and impaired glucose tolerance, but the results didn't hold after adjustment.

Diabetes CBT, Sertraline Helps Mood Not Diabetes Control

CBT, Sertraline Helps Mood Not Diabetes Control

Improvement in depression, with advantage for sertraline, but glycemic control remains unchanged.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Screen CKD Patients for Chronic Pain, Study Suggests

Screen CKD Patients for Chronic Pain, Study Suggests

Lupus Nephritis Minorities, Uninsured Lack Care of ESRD in Lupus Nephritis

Minorities, Uninsured Lack Care of ESRD in Lupus Nephritis

Minority race/ethnicity and lack of private insurance associated with inadequate care in U.S.

Diabetes Two Pathways of Childhood Growth Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Two Pathways of Childhood Growth Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Two pathways with low fat deposition in early life may result in fat acquisition during childhood

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Kidney Disease in Urban Poor Linked to Bad Eating Habits

Kidney Disease in Urban Poor Linked to Bad Eating Habits

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.

Anemia FDA Approves Unique Iron Replacement Product

FDA Approves Unique Iron Replacement Product

Soluble ferric pyrophosphate is given to hemodialysis patients via dialysate.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Recreational Marathon Training Good for Middle-Aged Men's Hearts

Recreational Marathon Training Good for Middle-Aged Men's Hearts

Study reveals favorable myocardial adaptations, including enhanced left ventricular diastolic function.

End-Stage Renal Disease Acidic, Meat-Based Diet Boosts Kidney Failure

Acidic, Meat-Based Diet Boosts Kidney Failure

Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, researchers say

Transplantation HIV-Positive Kidney Transplantation Possible

HIV-Positive Kidney Transplantation Possible

South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Heart Disease Screening Cost-Saving in Men with ED

Heart Disease Screening Cost-Saving in Men with ED

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Walking Improves Erectile Function After Myocardial Infarction

Walking Improves Erectile Function After Myocardial Infarction

Correlation identified between functional capacity and erectile function improvement

Prostate Cancer Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

Meta-analysis shows that use of medication is associated with an 18% lower risk.

Reproductive Medicine Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Common for Prostate Cancer

Radiotherapy Common for Prostate Cancer

Research raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

Prostate Cancer Prostatectomy May Impair Sex for Women, Too

Prostatectomy May Impair Sex for Women, Too

Sexual function declines for both men and women following radical prostatectomy, but some aspects of care may help couples.

Prostate Cancer Increasing Observation of Younger Men with PCa

Increasing Observation of Younger Men with PCa

From 2004 to 2009, there was a marked increase in observation (watchful waiting and active surveillance) among men with low-risk prostate cancer.

Kidney Cancer Prospective Study Supports Active Surveillance for Small Renal Masses

Prospective Study Supports Active Surveillance for Small Renal Masses

Data reveal no significant differences in overall and cancer-specific survival at 5 years.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Dietary Tips for Erectile Dysfunction

Dietary Tips for Erectile Dysfunction

Bladder Cancer Delayed Bladder Cancer Referrals Up Death Risk

Delayed Bladder Cancer Referrals Up Death Risk

In a Canadian study, long wait times before a first urologist visit was associated with a 29% higher risk of death after radical cystectomy.

Kidney Cancer Lycopene May Lower Kidney Cancer Risk in Older Women

Lycopene May Lower Kidney Cancer Risk in Older Women

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.

Kidney Cancer Radiosurgery for Renal Tumors Shows Short-Term Efficacy

Radiosurgery for Renal Tumors Shows Short-Term Efficacy

98% of the renal tumors were controlled at 9 months after treatment.

Prostate Cancer Prostatectomy for Low Risk PCa Varied by Surgeon

Prostatectomy for Low Risk PCa Varied by Surgeon

Variation exists at a high-volume center when selecting patients with low-risk prostate cancer for prostatectomy.

Prostate Cancer New Guideline for PCa Survivor Care Endorsed by ASCO

New Guideline for PCa Survivor Care Endorsed by ASCO

Guideline outlines recommended follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors