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VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Our study shows that currently recommended doses of vitamin D are not sufficient to protect patients from the risk of fracture after kidney transplantation. This challenges...

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Clinical trials and research priorities in dialysis patients: Time for a new approach?

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) experience extremely high morbidity and mortality, and there are virtually no therapeutic interventions besides dialysis treatment...

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Association of Black Race With Prostate Cancer-Specific and Other-Cause Mortality.

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Black men are more likely to die of prostate cancer than white men. In men with similar stages of disease, the contribution of biological vs nonbiological differences to this...

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Muscle Relaxant Use in Dialysis

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Most practicing nephrologists have seen cases of baclofen toxicity in patients on dialysis; in severe cases, this can even mimic brain death. Some nephrologists on Twitter (eg...

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Men's Health Week: 'Everyone's got a story to tell' - All Black's mental health crusade

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Men's Health Week: 'Everyone's got a story to tell' - All Black's mental health crusade 16/06/2019 Listen: Sam Whitelock talks about his involvement in the Farmstrong mental...

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The Game of Boards: Examination (preparation) is Coming - Renal Fellow Network

Last updated: 06/19/2019

As a resident, I received one of the most enduring pieces of advice from a friend who had recently sat through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Nephrology Board...

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Radiation-induced glucocorticoid receptor promotes CD44+ prostate cancer stem cell growth through activation of SGK1-Wnt/β-catenin signaling

Last updated: 06/19/2019

pp 1–14 | Cite as Radiation-induced glucocorticoid receptor promotes CD44+ prostate cancer stem cell growth through activation of SGK1-Wnt/β-catenin signaling Authors 11 June...

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Making the case for CNSs

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Making the case for CNSs Making the case for CNSs Making the case for Clinical Nurse Specialists The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) workforce is declining, the number of men...

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Targeted RCC Therapies Benefit ‘Real World’ Medicare Patients - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Investigators who studied a “real world” sample of Medicare patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) found that patients who received targeted therapies for their...

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Adverse Events Associated With Outcomes in PD-1/PD-L1–Treated Urothelial Carcinoma - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Development of an immune-mediated adverse event (imAE) associated with treatment with a PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitor was associated with improved clinical outcomes among patients with...

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