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Higher Vitamin C, Carotenoid Intake May Lower Risk for T2DM - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 07/16/2020

(HealthDay News) — Higher intakes of vitamin C and carotenoids, as well as total whole grains, are associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, according to two studies...

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COVID-19 Outcomes in Kidney Failure Cases Described - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 07/16/2020

New data may provide a clearer picture of the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in 2 groups of patients with end-stage kidney disease – kidney transplant (KT)...

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Group’s efforts lead to removal of race as a variable in common test of kidney function

Last updated: 07/16/2020

A group of Vanderbilt students, residents and faculty — connected through their passion for health equity — have identified and worked together to rectify longstanding concerns...

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Germline Testing for DNA Repair Mutations in Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 07/16/2020

Germline testing indications for prostate cancer (PCa) have rapidly expanded and have been catapulted by precision medicine and precision management. In particular, testing for...

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Aging Gracefully: Eat and Move Your Way to Healthy

Last updated: 07/15/2020

Healthy heart. Strong mind. And enough strength and stamina to enjoy life. You need some healthy eating tips for these terrific healthy aging goals! If you haven’t already,...

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COVID-19 Risks Could Speed Transitions To At-Home Dialysis

Last updated: 07/15/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely result in a “huge paradigm shift” toward in-home dialysis treatments in the future, experts predict. We depend on your support. Donate to...

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Liquid Biopsies Lead to Precision Medicine in Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 07/15/2020

Liquid biopsy with circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) could help alleviate some of the challenges of tissue biopsy in prostate cancer, and in doing so, lead to a better precision...

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Predicting the effectiveness of prostate cancer treatment from a blood test

Last updated: 07/15/2020

What if a simple blood test could predict the effectiveness of a treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC)? A recent Australian study suggests this...

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Bladder Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic (BCMC) Model Influences Disease Assessment and Impacts Treatment Recommendations

Last updated: 07/15/2020

Multidisciplinary management of cancer has been widely accepted as a powerful decision-making tool in complex clinical cases [1]. Malignant disease management can involve...

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PSA Density Plus MRI May Improve Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 07/14/2020

Combining PSA density (PSAD) with prostate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may improve detection of clinically significant prostate cancer (csPCa) among men without a prior...

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