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Epidemiology

Taking Aim at Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a complex disorder for which there is no uniform definition. AKI has been reported in up to 7% of hospitalized patients, but epidemiologic studies are sparse and confounded by differences in case definitions and heterogeneity in patient populations.

PCa Recurrence, Agent Orange Linked

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Among black Vietnam veterans with prostate cancer, those who had been exposed to Agent Orange are at significantly increased risk of cancer recurrence following surgery, according to a study.

BP-Lowering Diet Is Widely Ignored

CHICAGO—Hypertensive patients seem to be ignoring a government-backed diet with proven BP-lowering efficacy, researchers said here at the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension.

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