• People who developed kidney or urinary tract stones were more likely to later experience bone fractures.
• The median time between diagnosis and bone fracture was 10 years
17-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males.
14-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT
• Among patients with an autoimmune disease called ANCA-associated vasculitis, autoantibody increases were linked with an 11-fold increased risk of relapse in patients whose kidneys were affected.
• Among patients without kidney involvement,...
10-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT
• After the implementation of a new payment system for kidney failure care and changes to dosing guidelines for anemia drugs, there were no meaningful differences by race regarding changes in management practices or laboratory measures among...
3-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
• Among dialysis patients, aerobic activity was linked positively with health-related quality of life and inversely with depressive symptoms and premature death.
• In general, patients had higher aerobic activity levels if they were treated in...
26-Sep-2014 9:25 AM EDT
• Kidney disease patients with detectable levels of a blood protein called high-sensitivity troponin T had up to a 5-fold increased risk of developing heart failure.
• Those with high levels of a protein called N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic...
26-Sep-2014 9:20 AM EDT
Common Viral Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients Increases Risk of Developing Donor-Specific Antibodies
• Among kidney transplant recipients, persistent infection with BK virus does not have a negative immediate-term impact on patient or kidney survival, but infected patients are more likely to develop antibodies against their kidney transplants....
19-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
• Dialysis drives progressive white matter brain injury due to blood pressure instability; however, patients who dialyzed at 0.5◦C below body temperature were completely protected against such white matter changes.
12-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT