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Secondhand Smoke Increases CKD Risk

Nonsmokers exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke are at increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to new study findings published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. The study included 131,196 never-smokers with normal kidney function who participated in the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study from 2001 to 2014 (mean age…

Kidney Disease Patients Have Higher Cancer Risks

Patients with stage 3 or higher chronic kidney disease (CKD) have modestly increased risks of cancer, including prostate cancer in men, compared with patients who have normal kidney function, Hong Xu, MD, PhD, of Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues reported in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Among 719,033 Swedes aged…

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