Median intact FGF-23 significantly fell by 64% over 1 year of treatment with sucroferic oxyhydroxide or sevelamer.
Females have worse disease-free, cancer-specific, overall survival versus males with bladder cancer.
Half of meds ID'd in expanded access programs treat cancer; others for metabolic, endocrine diseases
Men with advanced prostate cancer at diagnosis have an elevated risk of spinal cord compression, renal failure, and other cancer-related morbidities.
Decline in rates of cardiac stress testing in Medicare beneficiaries aged 66 years from 2008 to 2012.
Treatment appeared to reduce fall risk among older adults.
Lower incidence of major cardiovascular events with Mediterranean diet supplemented with oil, nuts.
The passage rate for ureteral stones less than 9 mm in diameter did not differ significantly between tamsulosin and placebo recipients, study finds.
Even patients with mild chronic kidney disease were prevented from participating in clinical trials of drugs for bladder, breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancers.
Highest Healthy Eating Index scores associated with decreased overall and cancer-specific mortality.
Independently linked to major cardiovascular events, especially heart failure hospitalizations.
Study confirms associations between nocturia and older age, female sex, overactive bladder, and diabetes.
Associated with increased risk of composite end point of acute rejection, allograft failure.
Medication reconciliation linked to lower risk of combined ER visits, hospitalization over 6 months.
Study participants with acute urinary retention after TRUS-guided prostate biopsy were 4.5 times more likely to skip a recommended re-biopsy than men who had no initial biopsy-related complications.
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