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Aspirin use does not appear to reduce the risk of mortality associated with prostate cancer.

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Short people may be more likely to have coronary artery disease (CAD), and that increased risk could be linked to the genetics that also determine height.

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The time to prostate cancer metastasis in treatment-naïve patients and after patients have started androgen-deprivation therapy is associated with overall survival.

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Fish oil supplements, and even certain fish, may hinder the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

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Italian researchers have developed a phosphorus pyramid, a type of food pyramid to help health care providers teach chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients how to reduce their dietary phosphorus load and stave off mineral and bone disorders (MBD).

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Hemodialysis (HD) patients with a high serum phosphorus level that subsequently rises have a greater risk of early death compared with those with a stable level between 3.5 and 5.5 mg/dL.

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Data from randomized controlled trials show that extended daily dialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury (AKI) are associated with similar outcomes.

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Dialysis patients treated with vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) such as warfarin are at increased risk of calciphylaxis, a rare but serious complication associated with a high mortality rate.

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Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the regions affected by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 experienced higher rates of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalization as well as a slightly higher 30-day mortality rate.

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Leading groups of heart experts have issued updated guidelines that set blood pressure goals for people with coronary artery disease.

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African-Americans have a moderately high prevalence of subclinical disease, which is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Seeing a registered dietitian can help CKD patients learn how to eat nutritiously, while staying safely within the daily limits of potassium, as well as protein and sodium.

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Clinical news for nephrologists and urologists.
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Launched in 2002, Renal & Urology News is owned by Haymarket Medical based in New York City. The monthly print version has a circulation of approximately 16,000 nephrologists and urologists. Renal & Urology News reports on new scientific developments of interest for these two specialist groups, with coverage focusing on medical conferences and papers in peer-reviewed journals.