Aspirin use among patients with chronic kidney disease was associated with reduced risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.
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Investigators report findings from a secondary analysis of the DARE-19 trial, which compared dapagliflozin with placebo in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
In a study of patients with CKD and/or heart failure on RAASi therapy, the proportion of patients who received dose reductions or had therapy discontinued after new-onset hyperkalemia increased with hyperkalemia severity.
In a study of incident dialysis patients, the HIF-PHI agent daprodustat demonstrated safety and efficacy similar to that of the ESA darbepoetin alfa.
Investigators said the findings of their cross-sectional study “highlight the power as well as the limitations of prominent RCTs.”
In a phase 1 trial, investigators tested whether an oral supplement containing a strain of Clostridium butyricum increases the abundance of certain gut bacteria known to be associated with a better response to immune checkpoint inhibitors.
Treatment-related adverse events of any grade develop in the majority of patients who receive urologic cancer therapies based on immune checkpoint inhibitors, according to a study.
Patients with asymptomatic hyperuricemia who achieved serum uric acid levels of 6.0 mg/dL or less while on urate-lowering therapy had fewer gout flare episodes, a study found.
A final analysis of the TITAN trial shows that apalutamide vs placebo added to ADT significantly lowers the risk of death and castration-resistant disease in men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer.
Study reveals that almost 90% of men have hypogonadism at the time of hospital admission for COVID-19.
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