Nephrology News

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
Leg Amputation in ESRD Patients Should Prompt Palliative Care Discussion
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
Combo Regimens Effective for Tx of Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
Altered Gut Microbiome Seen in Patients With Active Lupus
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Cancer Death Risk Up for Kidney Transplant, Dialysis Patients
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Predictors of Kidney Stone Recurrence Identified
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Dialysis Staff-Initiated CPR Ups Outcomes in Cardiac Arrest
Blood Type A2 to B Kidney Transplant Feasible
Hemodialysis Facility Practices Linked to Patient Outcomes
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
Fruit, Vegetable Intake Very Low in Hemodialysis Population
Benefits, Barriers to Exercise Examined for Patients With ESKD
Cognitive Scores After Kidney Transplant Tied to Frailty
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Flu-Like Illness Tied to Increased Relative Mortality in ESRD
CDC: Proportion of Increased-Risk Deceased Organ Donors on Rise
Renal Transplant Improves Survival in ESRD Due to Lupus
Exome Sequencing Beneficial for Pediatric Kidney Recipients
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
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
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