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Kidney Failure Undertreatment International Concern

The COVID-19 Pandemic Proves the World Is Small

The rapid spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19) caught the world by surprise. Whatever becomes the new normal, the United States will be a different country from what it was on March 13, when President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency. At this writing on May 28, more than 100,000 people in the…

Hypertension Risk Increases as Uric Acid Levels Rise

Elevated serum uric acid (SUA) levels are associated with development of hypertension and vascular and renal target organ damage, according to a new long-term study. Investigators studied 961 parents and 570 children who were initially healthy at the time of recruitment into the STANISLAS cohort, a single-center familial longitudinal cohort that began recruiting patients in…

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