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Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients

6:00 PM EST. Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows By Karen Pallarito
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JOURNAL UPDATE

Cyberattacks Remain Serious Threat to Health Providers

8:00 PM EST. Processes, technology should be boosted against cyberthreats, which are becoming more sophisticated

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

January 2017 Briefing - Nephrology

February 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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R. Zein, Pharm D's avatarDiabetic Nephropathy - Early intervention is the key!

Author: R. Zein, Pharm D. Diabetes has become the most common single cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States and worldwide. This is due to the fact that diabetes, in particular type 2 diabetes, is increasing in prevalence and patients with diabetes are living longer. Diabetes has become the most common single…


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Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) is an uncommon complication of either a streptococcal throat or a streptococcal skin infection. PSGN involves…

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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