A recent review underscores the possible adverse effects of ketogenic diets, including increased risks for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and kidney stones.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.
Physicians have been under greater stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can take steps to lower the risk of burnout.
Lead in municipal drinking water, even at levels allowed by the EPA, are associated with lower hemoglobin levels in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease, a study found.
Patient with and without diabetes who received patiromer were more likely to remain on spironolactone at 12 weeks compared with those who received placebo, a subgroup analysis of the AMBER trial showed.
In a small Canadian study, investigators found that patients switched from conventional to in-center nocturnal hemodialysis experience improvements in various measures of health-related quality of life, especially mental health.
A study of patients who initiated dialysis in the Southeast United States found that those receiving care at for-profit facilities were 16% less likely to receive a kidney transplant referral than patients at non-profit facilities.