Stem Cells for Bladder Issues?

Researchers have coaxed human stem cells into becoming bladder cells that could aid in repairing defective or diseased bladders.

Glomerular Disease and Hypertension

Resolved childhood glomerular disease is associated with increased subsequent risk of hypertension.

Heart Failure and LUTS

HF and LUTs frequently occur comorbidly, and this comorbidity is associated with poorer functional status in patients with HF.

Diet Changes and Diabetic Nephropathy

Type I diabetes has a strong correlation with gluten intolerance and may increase the risk of microvascular complications, including nephropathy.

IDSA: New Drug Guidelines for UTIs

Guidelines from the ISDSA regarding antimicrobials for treating uncomplicated UTIs addresses fluoroquinolone-resistant uropathogens.

DASH Diet and Kidney Stones

The DASH diet could be an effective alternative to the low-oxalate diet for reducing risk of kidney stone recurrence.

Chart: BPH Treatments

Review this chart on BPH Treatments for quick information when you need it.

Kidney Injury Not Uncommon After PCI

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is seen in about 7% of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and is associated with significant in-hospital mortality.

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Impax Launches Generic Renvela

Impax Laboratories announced the launch of Sevelamer Carbonate Tablets, the generic version of Genzyme's Renvela.

Cytomegalovirus Tied to Anemia With CKD

Cytomegalovirus may contribute to anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Chronic Pancreatitis Ups Risk of Comorbidities, Cancer Death

Individuals with chronic pancreatitis (CP) are at higher risk for cancer death and other comorbidities than those without CP.

Neonatal Circumcision: Weighing Benefits and Risks

The benefits of neonatal circumcision exceed any risks by at least 100 to one, according to a review published online April 4 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Modifiable Factors Predict Sexual Dysfunction in Aging Men

Incidence and remission of erectile dysfunction (ED) and low sexual desire in aging men are predicted by a range of modifiable risk factors.

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Heart Failure and LUTS: Managing Competing Drugs

Heart Failure and LUTS: Managing Competing Drugs

An increasing number of people suffer from conditions typically associated with aging, including heart failure (HF) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

Can a Diet Change Help Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy?

Can a Diet Change Help Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy?

Type I diabetes has a strong correlation with gluten intolerance. Because of this association, gluten-intolerant individuals may have increased risk for microvascular complications, including retinopathy, neuropathy, and nephropathy.

The Mediterranean Diet: More than Just for Weight Loss

The Mediterranean diet has become popular for weight loss, but it has also been shown to improve creatinine clearance in patients with renal disease and reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD).

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