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Nephrology

Cardiovascular Events and Lipopolysaccharide-binding Protein Levels in Hemodialysis Patients

Oct 31, 2022

Cardiovascular risk are higher in those with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). One of the key factors of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is chronic inflammation. It has been suggested that lipopolysacchar...

Higher Work Hours Linked to Depressive Symptoms for Interns

Oct 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For interns, higher work hours are associated with increased depressive symptoms, according to a letter to the editor published in the Oct. 20 issue of the ...

Female Med Students Publish Less, Despite Higher Number of Research Experiences

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among medical school students, there are significant disparities in publication rates across sex and race and ethnicity, according to a study published onl...

Female Med Students Publish Less, Despite Higher Number of Research Experiences

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among medical school students, there are significant disparities in publication rates across sex and race and ethnicity, according to a study published onl...

Medically Tailored Meals Could Avert Hospitalizations, Yield Savings

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For individuals with diet-sensitive conditions, implementation of medically tailored meals (MTMs) could potentially avert about 1.6 million hospitalization...

Regular Aerobic Exercise May Improve Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes

Oct 26, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Regular aerobic exercise is associated with significant improvements in chronic kidney disease (CKD) measures, according to a systematic review and meta-anal...

Smoking Tied to Earlier Death in Dialysis Patients

Oct 25, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Current and former smokers face worse outcomes while undergoing dialysis, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in Nephrology.Sibel G. Bek, M.D., from...

Factors Linked to Self-Care Behavior ID'd for CKD Patients

Oct 21, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), promoting adequate self-care necessitates identification of each patient's barriers and needs based on indiv...

Scoop thrombectomy safe and effective as a novel technique for treating thrombosed arteriovenous fistulas

Oct 21, 2022

1. Scoop thrombectomy is a safe and effective novel technique for treating thrombosed arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) used for hemodialysis. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) For the millions of individua...

Physicians With Disabilities Experience More Mistreatment

Oct 20, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Physicians with disabilities had a significantly higher likelihood of experiencing every type of mistreatment from both patients and coworkers, according t...

Atezolizumab does not reduce post-resection recurrence in patients with renal cell carcinoma

Oct 15, 2022

1. Atezolizumab was associated with non-significantly increased disease-free survival compared to placebo (57.2 months vs. 49.5 months). 2. Serious adverse events were more numerically more common in ...

Thirty-Seven Percent of Adults Used Telemedicine in 2021

Oct 14, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In 2021, 37.0 percent of adults used telemedicine in the past 12 months, with use varying by age, sex, and race/ethnicity, according to an October data bri...

Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Supported in Dialysis Care

Oct 14, 2022

Fluid overload traditionally has been assessed by clinical examination, but recently, bedside devices have become available that use bioimpedance as a measure of resistance and reactance in body tissu...

Cefepime/Enmetazobactam Noninferior for Complicated UTI

Oct 12, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with complicated urinary tract infection (UTI) or acute pyelonephritis caused by gram-negative pathogens, cefepime/enmetazobactam is noninferior...

EPA Could Get Tough on Leaded Fuel in Airplanes

Oct 09, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken a major step to curb the largest remaining source of airborne lead pollution. The agency has proposed ...

Most Safety Signals Reported to FDA Lead to Regulatory Action

Oct 07, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most potential safety signals identified from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) led to FDA regulatory action, acco...

Male Physicians Receive More and Higher Payments From Medical Companies

Oct 06, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Male physicians receive significantly higher payments from the highest-grossing medical industry companies compared with female physicians, according to a s...

Research & Development Investments Do Not Explain Drug Price Variation

Oct 05, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For a sample of 60 drugs, research and development investments do not explain the variation in list prices, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in J...

Medicare Eligibility Linked to Improvements in Health Care Access

Oct 05, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare eligibility and enrollment at age 65 years is associated with improvements in some measures of health care access and affordability, according to a s...

Many Kidney Transplant Recipients Back to Work

Sep 30, 2022

THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Employed kidney transplant recipients report that they function very well at work, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in the Clinical Journal o...