Nephrology News

Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Multimethod Approach Improves ID of Med Nonadherence
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
Kidney Stones Tied to Increased Renal Cell Carcinoma Risk
Incidence of End-Stage Kidney Disease Up in Australia
Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease Risk
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Low Vitamin D Tied to Risk for Renal Hyperfiltration in Healthy Adults
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Exome Sequencing Provides Genetic Diagnosis for Some With CKD
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
Outcomes of Importance ID'd for Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Women Face Less Kidney Disease Morbidity and Mortality Than Men
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Chronic Kidney Disease Burden Increasing in the United States
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Care for Chronic Kidney Disease Varies Across VA Facilities
Home-Based Intervention Helpful for Disadvantaged CKD Patients
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Immunotherapy Side Effects May Be More Common Than Thought
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Molecular Subtypes Linked to Outcomes in Acute Kidney Injury
AHA: Dapagliflozin Noninferior to Placebo for MACE in T2DM
In Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Curcumin Lacks Benefit
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Medicaid Expansion Tied to Better Kidney Disease Survival
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Earlier Vascular Access Seen in Insured Dialysis Patients
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
ASN: High-Dose, Proactive IV Iron Noninferior in Hemodialysis
ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
ASN: Kidneys Transplanted in France Would Be Discarded in U.S.
ASN: Home Dialysis Associated With Improved Survival
In Complicated UTI, Cefiderocol Noninferior to Imipenem-Cilastin
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
ASN: Procurement Bx of Deceased Donor Kidneys Poorly Reproduced
ASTRO: Stereotactic Ablative RT OK for RCC in Solitary Kidneys
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Intensive SBP Tx Cuts Kidney Damage Biomarkers in Incident CKD
Poor Experience With PCP Linked to Hospitalization in CKD
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
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