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Renal Tumor Biopsy Urged for Small Renal Masses
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
In a study, treatment could have been avoided in at least 26% of cases because a biopsy revealed a benign lesion, researchers reported.


Intradialytic Protein Consumption May Benefit Hemodialysis Patients
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:22:58 GMT
Researchers observed significant improvements in inflammation and physical function.


Acute Kidney Injury Linked to PPIs
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:38:09 GMT
Older users of proton pump inhibitors had a 2-fold increased risk of AKI compared with non-users.


Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:30:00 GMT
Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.


Gout Patients Commonly Develop CKD and Stones
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:06:00 GMT
Guidelines currently don't recognize gout as a risk factor for CKD and nephrolithiasis.


Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Men who reported having severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) had a 64% increased risk of the malignancy compared with those who reported no LUTS.


Study: CKD is a Gout Risk Factor
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:09:00 GMT
The incidence of gout among CKD patients was 6.82 per 1,000 persons per year compared to 2.43 for those without the disease.


Prostate Cancer-Obesity Link Stronger in Blacks
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:00:00 GMT
Obesity is associated with greater risk of PCa among African-American men compared to non-Hispanic white men.


Screen for CKD Among People of Low Socioeconomic Status
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:11:32 GMT
Researchers compared 3 screening approaches for their ability to detect chronic kidney disease cases, and identify patients with higher rates of cardiovascular events and kidney decline.


Enzalutamide Improves Quality of Life in Chemo-Naive PCa Patients
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:30:00 GMT
Enzalutamide improves health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in chemotherapy-naive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).


Whatever Happened to the AIDS Crisis?
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:05:00 GMT
Chronic diseases such as end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have now surpassed opportunistic infections as the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients.


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AURYXIA (ferric citrate)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For phosphorus control in CKD dialysis patients.


Corlanor (ivabradine)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For heart failure.


GLYXAMBI (empagliflozin and linagliptin)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.


High Fluid Intake Lowers Kidney Stone Risk
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
In a meta-analysis, researchers found that high fluid intake is effective and appears to be safe for kidney stone prevention.


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Phosphorus Pyramid for CKD
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Reducing dietary phosphorus is challenging, so researchers have developed a food pyramid for CKD and dialysis patients.


Prepping Your Practice for Retirement
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Prepping Your Practice for Retirement
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Physicians need to think of a retirement as a business transaction with assets to sell and money to make.


Quiz: Managing Polycystic Kidney Disease
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
A 50-year-old male presents to establish nephrology care. He was definitively diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease about 10 years before...


Quiz: Residual Retroperitoneal Mass
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



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Statins Promising for Cancers
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Studies suggest that statins can improve treatment of genitourinary cancers and prevent contrast-induced nephropathy.


Uncomplicated UTIs: A Case for Standardization
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



Xigduo XR (Dapagliflozin and Metformin HCl)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For glycemic control.


Xigduo XR (Dapagliflozin and Metformin HCl)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
This slideshow reviews drug information for Xigduo XR approved to improve blood sugar control.