Nephrology News

Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Avelumab + Axitinib Approved for Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Lupus Affects Emotional, Mental Well-Being of Patients
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease
Events for Living Kidney Donors Mainly Occur After Two Years
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
CKD Risk Lower for Those Following Healthy Plant-Based Diet
Over Half of Seniors Initiating Dialysis Die Within One Year
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screen in Pregnancy
FDA Approves Pembrolizumab Plus Axitinib for Advanced RCC
Atrasentan Tied to Lower Risk for Kidney Events in T2DM With CKD
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Trial Results Unclear for Benefit of Longer Hemodialysis Sessions
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Canagliflozin Seems Effective for Patients With T2DM, Kidney Disease
Pruritus Prevalent and Disruptive in Nondialysis Chronic Kidney Disease
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Racial Disparities Seen in Kidney Transplant for Highly Sensitized
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
New Approach Performs Well for Measuring CKD Quality of Life
Patient CKD App Ratings Do Not Correlate With Those of Nephrologists
HBV, HCV Control Aids Kidney Transplant Outcomes
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Cancer Risk Modestly Elevated With Chronic Kidney Disease
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Risk Profiles ID'd for Patients With Transplant Glomerulopathy
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Timing of Medicare Loss Linked to Kidney Transplant Outcomes
Tenapanor Reduces Elevated Serum Phosphate in CKD
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease
Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Kidney Transplant Rejection
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Methanol Toxicity Can Result From Occupational Exposure
Intraoperative Methylprednisolone During Bypass Not Renal Protective
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Kidney Disease Affects Revascularization Outcomes
Sertraline Tops CBT for Reducing Depression in Dialysis Patients
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Higher Salt Intake in DASH Diet Tied to More Lightheadedness
Hospital Program Does Not Cut Mortality for Acute Kidney Injury
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
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