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Osteoporosis in ESRD Patients Ups Cardiovascular Risks
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:23:49 GMT
Osteoporosis is significantly associated with an elevated likelihood of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.


Researchers: Consider cT2c Prostate Cancer Intermediate Risk
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:18:14 GMT
Patients with these tumors should be counseled appropriately and offered treatment options for intermediate-risk disease.


U.S. Health Spending Slowed in 2013
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:38:00 GMT



FDA Clears Narrow Band Imaging for Bladder Cancer
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:16:27 GMT
NBI visualized non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer lesions in 17% more patients and 24% more tumors than white light.


Impaired Renal Function Linked to Higher Uric Acid Levels
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Even levels in the normal range can be associated with an increased risk of renal insufficiency.


Strict Blood Pressure Control Cuts Death Risk After ESRD Onset
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:00:00 GMT
This intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease reduced by 28% their risk of death after progressing to end-stage renal disease.


Home Hemodialysis Patients Take Fewer Pills
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Pill burden found to be significantly less when compared with patients receiving in-center hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.


PSA Doubling Time Predicts Salvage Radiation Outcomes
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:30:00 GMT
PSA doubling time of 6 months or less and seminal vesicle invasion were significant predictors of biochemical recurrence.


Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:00:38 GMT
In a study, the treatment was used in men who experienced prostate cancer recurrence after primary radiotherapy.


Statins May Improve Survival After Kidney Cancer Surgery
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:18 GMT
New study links statin use with a 52% improvement in 3-year disease-specific survival.


Kidney Disease Risk Linked to Household Income
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:51:07 GMT
In the fight against kidney disease, greater gains may be realized by focusing on personal economy.


Prostate Cancer Genetics: Ready for Clinical Use?
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:30:00 GMT
For decades, prostate cancer risk (PCa) stratification was based primarily on the architectural pattern of the tumor.


5-Star Dialysis Rating System To Debut
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
'Dialysis Facility Compare' will tabulate publicly reported quality measures, such as transfusion rates and mortality.


Common HIPAA Patient Violations
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



HIPAA: Common Patient Info Mistakes
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
A wide range of patient information is covered under HIPAA privacy statutes, which regulates how information is disclosed.


INVOKAMET (canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For diabetes mellitus.


JARDIANCE (empagliflozin)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For type 2 diabetes mellitus.


Kidney Week 2014 Coverage
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Check out our complete coverage of the Kidney Week 2014 meeting in Philadelphia.


MRA Treatments for ESRD Patients on Dialysis
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Recently, increasing attention focused on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in treating chronic kidney disease.


MRA-Based Treatments for ESRD Patients on Dialysis
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



New 5-Star Dialysis Facility Rating System To Debut
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



November Cartoons
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



Offer Ebola Victims Dialysis If Needed
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh: Patients with Ebola deserve to be offered renal replacement therapy, even if survival is slim.


Quiz: Strange Case of Post-Renal AKI
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



Quiz: Strange Case of Post-Renal AKI
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
An Asian male in his 60s presented for a nephrology consultation. Take our latest quiz.


RUN Social Media Survey
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Tell us about your social media habits for a chance to win a free gift card.


The RUN Top 5 Lists for 2014
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



TRULICITY (dulaglutide)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For type 2 diabetes mellitus.


VENOFER (iron sucrose)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For anemia.


VENOFER (iron sucrose) for anemia
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Our slideshow reviews drug information for VENOFER (iron sucrose) indicated for the treatment of anemia in CKD patients.


VENOFER for anemia
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT