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Clinical news for nephrologists and urologists.
Clinical news for nephrologists and urologists.

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Kidney stone formers with multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely than those without MS to form calcium phosphate stones and struvite stones, according to a new study. Learn more:

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Introduction of the federal government's prospective payment system for dialysis care (“bundling”) on January 1, 2011 has brought about a new frugality and cost-consciousness in the use of medications and other resources in the management of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Find out more:

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World Kidney Day 2017 promotes education on the harmful consequences of obesity and its association with kidney disease, advocating healthy lifestyle and health policy measures that makes preventive behaviors an affordable option. Get the scoop:

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is more likely to develop in people who take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), even if they do not first experience acute kidney injury, according to a new study. Share for National Kidney Month!

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For patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors, treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics can reduce progression-free survival. Find out more:

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Use of ultrasonography as initial imaging for suspected nephrolithiasis in the emergency department may encourage less computerized tomography, according to a study published in The Journal of Urology. Find out more:

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Men older than 65 who have age-related memory impairment and testosterone deficiency do not experience improvement in cognitive performance with a year of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Get details on the new study:

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Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) may improve anemia and bone density among older hypogonadal men, new studies suggest. Find out more:

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Although controversial, radiation oncologists practicing in the United States commonly treat muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) patients with adjuvant radiation therapy (ART) after radical cystectomy, researchers revealed at the 2017 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando. Learn more:

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Check out our coverage of the #GU17 meeting featuring the latest insights on prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and more.
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