A study has found that elderly patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) can reduce their chances of developing shingles by half if they receive the shingles vaccine.
The CDC has issued its Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2015-2016 Influenza Season. The report is an update to the Advisory Committee's 2014-2015 recommendations.
Few new end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients are referred for kidney transplant evaluation within one year of starting treatment, although referral practices vary considerably.
Minority race/ethnicity and lack of private insurance associated with inadequate care in U.S.
Women aren't treated with dialysis as often as men when they have end-stage renal disease, according to new research.
A new study has found that blood pressure (BP) below and above the current Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) recommended targets is linked to an increased risk of renal disease and mortality.
Chia seed compounds represent a healthy and tasty way to boost beneficial fatty acids and fiber.
Declines in the estimated glomerular filtration rate offer an earlier end point for studying the progression of chronic kidney disease.
Lowering LDL cholesterol in patients with chronic kidney disease does not significantly benefit renal progression.
Drugs in the Pipeline
Acceleron and Celgene announced interim data from the Phase 2a study of sotatercept (ACE-011), demonstrating dose dependent increases in hemoglobin in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) on hemodialysis.