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Organ Donation Rates Mostly Unaffected by State Policies
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:51:03 GMT
From 1988 to 2010, establishment of organ donation registries, tax incentives, and paid leave have had no significant effect.


Androgen Deprivation for Localized Prostate Cancer Ups Cardiac Risks
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Patients with longer life expectancy are most at risk of cardiac morbidity, researchers concluded.


Pelvic Floor Stimulation Improves OAB in Perimenopausal Women
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:30:00 GMT
Adding vaginal estrogen may sustain the effects.


Upping Shock Wave Frequency Improves Ureteral Stone Clearance
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:30:00 GMT
Researchers observe greater efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy at 90 rather than 60 pulses per minute.


High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:00:00 GMT
Hypogonadal men are more likely than those with normal testosterone to have prostate biopsy results showing high-grade PCa.


Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:30:28 GMT
Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.


Renal Replacement Need After Cardiac Surgery Hikes Death Risk
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:00:00 GMT
In a study, 86% of patients who survived experienced renal recovery within 1 year.


Kidney Transplant Outcomes Better If Donors Are Kept in Hypothermia
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:10:45 GMT
Risk of delayed graft function is reduced when donors are maintained at a temperature of 93.2 to 95 F prior to kidney harvesting after death.


VA System ESRD Patients Start Dialysis Later
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:41:03 GMT
New findings may support the notion that provider-level financial incentives influence decisions to start dialysis at higher levels of kidney function.


Low Magnesium Linked to Worse Survival in Hemodialysis Patients
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Two studies confirm the association, but it remains unclear whether correcting hypomagnesemia will lessen the likelihood of adverse outcomes.


Avycaz (ceftazidime-avibactam)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections and urinary tract infections.


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


Erectile Function Worsens After Prostate Biopsy
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Prostate biopsies may result in a decline in erectile function, study finds.


Intercourse May Clear Distal Ureteral Stones
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Having sex 3-4 times a week was associated with a significantly greater stone passage rate than standard medical therapy.


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Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



Keys to Quality Improvement
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Physicians need to identify areas where there is room for improvement and their is potential return on investment.


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Low Magnesium Linked to Worse Survival in Hemodialysis
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Two studies confirm the association, but it remains unclear whether correcting hypomagnesemia will lessen the likelihood of adverse outcomes.


Prestalia (perindopril arginine and amlodipine)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For hypertension.


Quiz: Adjuvant Radiation for High-Risk PCa Pathology
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



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Statins Fail To Prevent PCa Progression
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Statin use following diagnosis of localized prostate cancer does not reduce the risk of metastasis or death.


Tamsulosin Improves Passage of Large Ureteric Stones
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Study demonstrates a benefit in patients with distal ureteric stones 510 mm in diameter.


The Problem of Therapeutic Non-adherence
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



TRIFERIC (ferric pyrophosphate citrate) solution
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For iron replacement in adults with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis.


Unraveling the HIPAA Risk Assessment
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.