Chronic inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis might cause kidney damage, according to investigators.
The most common inappropriate medications included proton pump inhibitors, alpha blockers, and NSAIDs.
Study findings highlight the importance of following the clinical trial vaccine administration protocol in patients receiving hemodialysis, according to investigators.
Ziltivekimab is a narrow-spectrum fully human monoclonal antibody targeting the IL-6 ligand that is being developed specifically for atherosclerosis treatment.
Removing the race adjustment from the CKD-EPI equation would double the estimated prevalence of CKD among Black adults, investigators concluded.
Older adults and individuals with diabetes did not experience a faster decline in SARS-CoV-2 antibody titers, investigators found.
In today’s feature article, we talk with Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, of the Institute for Public Health in Washington, DC, who describes treating long-haulers as “America’s next big health crisis.”
Routine pain assessments using validated scales are vital to develop personalized management strategies, according to investigators.
Visceral fat area was significantly associated with the risk for cardiovascular events and death and all-cause mortality, whereas coronary artery calcification score was not, a study found.
Investigators found an incremental increase in risks from oral anticoagulants as kidney function decreased, highlighting the need for more research to better understand bleeding risk and net benefit of treatment in the CKD population.