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Solution To Common Problem Of Harmful Inflammation In Chronic Kidney Disease Patients On Dialysis

Last updated: 01/13/2019

Nephrologist Dr. Emilio Poggio said, "600,000 are on Dialysis and 100,000 are on the waiting list for a Kidney Transplant." Yet a small minority, 16,000 patients, get a Kidney...

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Advocacy for broader inclusion to combat the global threat of acute kidney injury

Last updated: 01/13/2019

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. —African proverb In 2002, we wrote about the need to develop a consensus classification system for what...

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How to boost cancer clinical trial participation

Last updated: 01/13/2019

A new study published today in JAMA Oncology and led by Dr. Joseph Unger at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center offers a tantalizing solution: loosen up the strict...

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How your New Year’s Resolutions could be benefiting your urology health

Last updated: 01/12/2019

Subscribe Joining the #fitfam The resolution that tops the polls every year is getting fit and losing the festive flab. Dusting off your trainers to hit the gym or eating...

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Overscreening for Prostate Cancer in Older Men Remains an Issue

Last updated: 01/12/2019

Although most major cancer organizations agree on the guidelines for prostate cancer screening, there is still uneven application of the test, such as in the older patient...

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Love Island star's testicular cancer warning

Last updated: 01/12/2019

A Love Island contestant who had a check for testicular cancer on live TV says his brother has been diagnosed with the disease. Chris Hughes was praised for raising awareness...

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3 steps to check your balls for testicular cancer - after Chris Hughes reveals brother's battle

Last updated: 01/12/2019

CHRIS Hughes has revealed that his brother Ben has been diagnosed with testicular cancer just weeks after the Love Island star had his balls checked on This Morning to raise...

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The Relevance of the Urine Sediment Exam in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases

Last updated: 01/12/2019

AJKD’s freely available Core Curricula aim to give nephrology trainees a strong knowledge base in core topics. The first Core Curriculum topic for 2019 is the examination of the...

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Anticoagulant-related nephropathy: systematic review and meta-analysis

Last updated: 01/12/2019

Abstract Background The aim of this study was to report the prevalence and mortality associated with anticoagulant-related nephropathy (ARN) through a systematic review of the...

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Poor state of kidney care in South Asia: Study

Last updated: 01/12/2019

People mostly the poor suffering from Kidney diseases are not getting adequate treatment facilities in the South Asian countries including Bangladesh, said an international...

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