There are limited published data on the efficacy and safety of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis and atrial fibrillation.
Algorithms that combine Internet of Things technologies and in-home sensory devices with machine learning techniques can be used to monitor the health and well-being of people with dementia.
1,000 deaths of kidney failure patients each year in US may be attributable to seasonal influenza.
Survival benefit noted especially for cardiovascular disease in end-stage renal disease due to lupus nephritis.
Risk increased for papillary RCC but not clear-cell RCC; risk for upper tract urothelial carcinoma increased.
Oxybutynin, an anticholinergic used to treat urinary incontinence, may provide breast cancer survivors with an alternative treatment option for hot flashes, according to new research.
Increases in metabolic and, to a lesser extent, dietary risk factors contribute to higher burden.
Findings observed for veterans with diabetes and concomitant chronic kidney disease.
More people vulnerable to heat exposure, potentially causing heat stress, heart and kidney disease.
Researchers found that, compared with placebo, perioperative oral curcumin did not affect the inflammatory response and risk of postoperative complications after elective abdominal aortic aneurism repair.
Nearly half of women older than 50 years report having urinary incontinence.
Intensive blood pressure control and fenofibrate use in patients with type 2 diabetes who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease may increase the risk for adverse kidney events.
Patients with gout who did not reach a serum uric acid level below 6 mg/dL had a 2.4-fold increased risk for death.
Risk of hospitalization up for Hispanic patients with lower scores on Ambulatory Care Experiences Survey.
The job market for new nephrologists is continuing to improve, and most fellows would recommend nephrology to medical students or residents.
Lixisenatide reduces progression of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in patients with macroalbuminuria.
For women at high risk for cystitis recurrence who drink low volumes of fluid daily, increasing water intake prevents recurrence.
The use of a moderate to low susceptibility antibiotic to treat a urinary tract infection [UTI] may result in a 1.74-fold increase in the odds of an emergency department readmission within 30 days for another UTI.
Correlation between PPI and hip fracture persisted for subgroups with low, medium, high PPI use.
Kidneys of neonates with left heart obstruction consistently found to be larger than normal.