They also are at elevated risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, study finds.
Renal tumors occur at a frequency 7.5 times greater in lithium-treated patients than in the general population, French study shows.
In a study, hypertension, obesity, and higher triglycerides predicted development of chronic kidney disease 30 years later.
Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say.
Researchers compared with low-intensity shockwave therapy with sham treatment.
At last follow-up, 41 of 43 patients who underwent partial nephrectomy did not require dialysis.
Prostate cancer patients with health insurance are less likely to present with metastatic disease or die from the cancer than uninsured patients.