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High-Dose Influenza Vaccine Linked with Lower Hospitalization Rates in Dialysis Patients

• Receiving high-dose vs. standard dose influenza vaccine in 2016-17 was associated with lower rates of hospitalization in dialysis patients, although this association was not seen in 2015-16 (when few dialysis patients received the high-dose...
17-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Alert: American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week Press Briefing

American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week Press Briefing
22-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The American Society of Nephrology Honors Leaders in the Fight Against Kidney Diseases

Five leaders in the kidney health community are being honored by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the world’s largest organization of kidney disease specialists.
22-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIDDK Director Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MACP, to Receive the ASN President’s Medal

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), will bestow the President’s Medal to Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MACP, for his leadership in kidney research and advocacy.
22-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quality of Patient Experience with Doctors May Affect Hospitalization Risk in Hispanics with Kidney Disease

• Lower perceived quality of patient-physician interaction was associated with a higher risk of hospitalization in Hispanics with chronic kidney disease. • Quality of patient-physician interaction was not associated with risk of developing...
12-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Nephrology Announces New Journal: kidney360

To further its mission of facilitating timely and broad dissemination of kidney science, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) today announced an addition to its journal portfolio, Kidney360. The journal will available online monthly beginning...
16-Oct-2018 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Which Factors Are Linked with Wellbeing and Medication Adherence in Young Adults with Kidney Failure?

• In a study of young adults with kidney failure, poor wellbeing and lower medication adherence were both associated with psychological morbidity. • Dialysis treatment (vs. kidney transplantation) was associated with poorer wellbeing and...
10-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Endows Five Career Development Grants

In 2016, the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research launched the Securing the Future Campaign with the goal to endow the Career Development Grants Program. The campaign has since raised more than $22 million through generous contributions from industry,...
15-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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