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Vitamin D Supplementation Linked to Reduction in Autoimmune Disease

Jan 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplementation, with or without omega-3 fatty acid supplementation, is associated with a significant reduction in the incidence of autoimmune dis...

Allopurinol Not Tied to Higher Mortality for Patients With Gout and CKD

Jan 27, 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with gout and chronic kidney disease (CKD), no associations with increased mortality were seen for allopurinol initiation, achieving target seru...

Allopurinol Not Tied to Higher Mortality for Patients With Gout and CKD

Jan 27, 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with gout and chronic kidney disease (CKD), no associations with increased mortality were seen for allopurinol initiation, achieving target seru...

Black Patients More Likely to Have Negative Descriptors in Notes

Jan 25, 2022

MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients are more likely than White patients to have at least one negative descriptor in the history and physical notes of their electronic health recor...

The Prescription of Drugs That Inhibit Organic Anion Transporters 1 or 3 Is Associated with the Plasma Accumulation of Uremic Toxins in Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Jan 24, 2022

The renal elimination of uremic toxins (UTs) can be potentially altered by drugs that inhibit organic anion transporters 1/3 (OAT1/OAT3). The objective of the present study was to determine whether th...

Advanced Glycation End Products Predict Loss of Renal Function and High-Risk Chronic Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes.

Jan 24, 2022

To evaluate the association of a multicomponent advanced glycation end product (AGE) panel with decline in kidney function and its utility in predicting renal function loss (RFL) when added to routine...

Threshold of Serum Ferritin to Discriminate against Those at Greater Risk of Platelet Increase during Treatment with Hypoxia-Inducible Factor Prolyl Hydroxylase Domain Inhibitor.

Jan 24, 2022

Hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase domain inhibitors (HIF-PHI) are a new treatment for renal anemia. HIF-PHI is believed to increase iron usage to improve availability of iron for erythropoie...

Retacrit®, Biosimilar of Epoetin alfa, in Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia in Routine Practice: Impact of Iron Supplementation.

Jan 24, 2022

To evaluate in real-life conditions the effectiveness and safety of a biosimilar of epoetin alpha (Retacrit®) in chemotherapy-induced anemia and the impact of iron supplementation.This was a longitud...

More Kidneys From Deceased Donors With AKI Being Transplanted

Jan 20, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The absolute number of stage 3 acute kidney injury (AKI) kidneys transplanted increased from 2010 to 2020, according to a study recently published online i...

Drinking More Water Fails to Slow Progression of Kidney Disease

Jan 18, 2022

Spend just a few minutes scrolling online health sites and one will find experts of every stripe extolling the virtue of hydration—increased consumption of H2O is good for the heart, skin, brain...

Revision total knee arthroplasty outcomes in solid organ transplant Patients, a matched cohort study of aseptic and infected revisions.

Jan 17, 2022

Previous studies have demonstrated that solid organ transplant (SOT) patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are at an increased risk of postoperative complications. The purpose of t...

A Prospective cross-sectional study estimated glomerular filtration rate from creatinine and cystatin C in adults with solid tumors.

Jan 17, 2022

Current guidelines recommend estimating glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) using creatinine (eGFRcr) with the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation as the first test for ...

Effects of the Seleno-Chitosan on Daily Gain, Wool Yield, and Blood Parameter in the Chinese Merino Sheep.

Jan 17, 2022

To study the effects of the seleno-chitosan on daily gain, wool yield, and blood parameters in the Chinese merino sheep in the selenium (Se)-deficient pastures. The samples of soils, forages, and tiss...

Differential diagnosis of hereditary anemias from a fraction of blood drop by digital holography and hierarchical machine learning.

Jan 17, 2022

Anemia affects about the 25% of the global population and can provoke severe diseases, ranging from weakness and dizziness to pregnancy problems, arrhythmias and hearth failures. About 10% of the pati...

Using Machine Learning to Identify Metabolomic Signatures of Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease Etiology.

Jan 17, 2022

Untargeted plasma metabolomic profiling combined with machine learning (ML) may lead to discovery of metabolic profiles that inform our understanding of pediatric CKD causes. We sought to identify met...

Kidney Failure Risk Equation Bests eGFR for Predicting ESKD

Jan 13, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The four-variable Kidney Failure Risk Equation (KFRE) better predicts the two-year risk for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) than estimated glomerular filtra...

Covid-19: 4th Vax Dose Boosts Immune Response in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Jan 12, 2022

Study included patients who mounted inadequate responses to 3 doses of mRNA vaccine A fourth dose of an mRNA vaccine produced "satisfactory" antibody response in kidney transplant recipients who fail...

Can a Kidney Failure Risk Equation Better Predict ESKD, Regardless of Race?

Jan 11, 2022

Study says ’yes,’ but renal expert doubts the findings will boost racial equity in kidney care A kidney failure risk score based on four variables did a better job of predicting two-year ...

Changes in residual kidney Pulsatility Index following living donor nephrectomy.

Jan 10, 2022

Nephrectomy in kidney transplant donors provokes a compensatory hyperfiltration process of the residual kidney, characterized by changes in renal vascular hemodynamics. This research aimed to determin...

Effect of Leflunomide on Pegloticase Response Rate in Patients with Uncontrolled Gout: A Retrospective Study.

Jan 10, 2022

Pegloticase, a PEGylated uricase for uncontrolled gout, rapidly lowers serum urate (SU). Not all patients complete a full-therapy course because anti-pegloticase antibodies can develop, causing effica...