Latest Articles


Kidney Transplant Boosts CV Functional Reserve

Last updated: 02/11/2020

Patients with end-stage renal disease can expect to see improvements in cardiovascular functional reserve measured using cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) within a year of...

Read full article


Home dialysis advocates face challenges in meeting Advancing American Kidney Health goals

Last updated: 02/11/2020

Home dialysis advocates face challenges in meeting Advancing American Kidney Health goals February 9, 2020 Add Topic To Email Alerts Please provide your email address to receive...

Read full article


Not all urostomy surgery is a result of bladder cancer

Last updated: 02/11/2020

Doubletroublestomagirl68 So by now I’m sure your all aware I’m a double ostomate which means I have two Stoma’s. a colostomy and a urostomy. In this blog post I’m going to...

Read full article


Prostate cancer screening program based on patient risk yields greatest benefit

Last updated: 02/10/2020

Prostate cancer screening program based on patient risk yields greatest benefit February 5, 2020 Add Topic To Email Alerts Please provide your email address to receive an email...

Read full article


Bringing a 2020 Focus to Clinical Trials in Kidney Health and Disease: A Call for Action

Last updated: 02/10/2020

This is a highly exciting year for nephrology. We will all need not only to watch but to participate in bringing about positive changes in healthcare for preventing and treating...

Read full article


Interactive Decision Aid for Men Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 02/10/2020

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the western world (National Cancer Institute, 2011). Prostate cancer diagnosis relates to significant...

Read full article


Lifestyles that Promote Living Longer and Better

Last updated: 02/10/2020

People in many parts of the world are living longer, due largely to improvements in medicine and healthier lifestyle afforded by less poverty. The downside is that the longer...

Read full article


Why Life Expectancy Could Rise Significantly in the Near Future |

Last updated: 02/10/2020

Let’s face it, getting older sucks, and not because of all the extra candles on the birthday cake. Getting cake and presents every year is great, but the loss of health and...

Read full article


Biopsy Collection for Men Undergoing Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 02/09/2020

The primary goal of this tissue collection protocol is to establish a framework for the acquisition and banking of biospecimen collected from men undergoing brachytherapy....

Read full article


Recommended Hemoglobin Targets for Renal Anemia May Be Too Low - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 02/09/2020

Hemoglobin (Hb) levels exceeding 12 g/dL are associated with the best health-related quality of life scores and outcomes in patients with nondialysis chronic kidney disease...

Read full article