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Kidney Failure Risk Equation Bests eGFR for Predicting ESKD

January 13, 2022. 4:30 PM CST.

KFRE score >20 percent had similar specificity, higher sensitivity for predicting end-stage kidney disease than eGFR <20 mL/min/1.73 m2

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Physicians Lack Knowledge About Responsibilities Under ADA

January 04, 2022

71.2 percent of the physicians answered incorrectly about who determined reasonable accommodations for patients with disability

Global Burden of Cancer Increasing

December 30, 2021

From 2010 to 2019, largest percentage increase in numbers of cases and deaths occurred in low and middle-low SDI quintiles

Survival Advantage Observed for Second Kidney Transplant

December 30, 2021

After loss of the first allograft, survival time longer with timely second kidney transplant versus remaining wait-listed and on dialysis

Vaccinated Kidney Transplant Recipients Vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 Variants

December 29, 2021

After two-dose vaccination, only 64 and 67 percent of kidney transplant recipients showed neutralization against B.1.351 (β) and B.1.617.2 (δ)

U.S. Adults Support Net-Risk Pediatric Research

December 28, 2021

Most support pediatric research posing minimal risk and research posing greater risk if it has high social value

Breakthrough COVID-19 Infection Risk Higher With Immune Dysfunction

December 28, 2021

Risk for breakthrough infection higher for those with immunocompromising conditions, such as HIV, rheumatoid arthritis, solid organ transplant

2019 to 2020 Saw 16.8 Percent Increase in U.S. Death Rate

December 22, 2021

Age-specific death rates increased for each age group 15 years and older; COVID-19 became third leading cause of death in 2020

Mortality Up for Non-Hispanic American Indians/Alaska Natives

November 09, 2021

Higher age-specific death rates at most ages, especially younger ages; higher mortality seen for most leading causes of death

USPSTF Proposes Strategies to Mitigate Racism in Preventive Care

November 08, 2021

Proposals include considering opportunities to reduce inequities when selecting new preventive care topics and prioritizing current research

Patient Economic Burden for Cancer Care $21.1 Billon in 2019

November 05, 2021

Annualized net out-of-pocket costs were highest in the initial and end-of-life phases, lowest in continuing care phase

Coffee-Linked Metabolites Tied to Incident Chronic Kidney Disease

November 05, 2021

Associations identified for glycochenodeoxycholate, O-methylcatechol sulfate, and 3-methyl catechol sulfate

Medical Product Industry Has Sizable Network of Ties to Health Care

November 04, 2021

Map derived through synthesis of 538 articles from 37 countries showed extensive network within health care ecosystem

mRNA COVID-19 Efficacy Lower for Immunocompromised Adults

November 04, 2021

Vaccine effectiveness of two doses of mRNA vaccine lower against COVID-19-associated hospitalization, with variation by condition

Age-Related Disease Risks Up for Younger B-NHL Survivors

November 04, 2021

Relative risks for acute renal failure, pneumonia, and nutritional deficiencies increased for survivors younger than 65 years versus 65 years of age or older

Eczema, Psoriasis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa Linked to CKD

November 03, 2021

In cohort of individuals with diabetes, no association seen for chronic kidney disease stage 3 to 5 with atopic eczema, psoriasis