Blood pressure values less than 140/90 mm Hg tied to increased mortality risk for octogenarians
Extragenital STDs mostly seen in throat and rectum, contribute to risk for drug-resistant gonorrhea and HIV
The agency alleges manufacturers failed to provide evidence of the long-term safety of surgical mesh for transvaginal repair of anterior compartment prolapse.
Prostate mpMRI findings before and after neoadjuvant therapy prior to robotic prostatectomy could be useful in assessing whether high-risk patients are suitable surgical candidates.
Tumor diameter above the median was only significant predictor for positive MRI after treatment
According to preliminary research, phosphate binders may bind to helpful substances such as vitamin K, but also to harmful ones, such as lipopolysaccharides and advanced glycation end products.
Agency warns that rapid discontinuation can result in uncontrolled pain or withdrawal symptoms
Younger age, greater partner number, group sex, but not condom use, linked to increased risk of STI
In a study of patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, canagliflozin, an SGLT2 inhibitor, decreased the risk of end-stage renal disease by 32% compared with placebo.
In a study, IgA nephropathy patients lived a median 6 fewer years than age-matched controls without the disease.