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Kidney Disease

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, April 22

Airborne COVID-19 transmission via ventilation systems merits closer scrutiny, scientists argue … Acute kidney injury in COVID-19 is an emerging hospital resource problem … CMS to release first race, outcomes data related to COVID-19 in May … New report finds nearly half of US breathing unhealthy air; dementia again tied to air pollution

Clinical Briefs for Friday, February 28

Kidney transplantation benefits outweigh risks for elderly, study finds … Sugary drinks a sour choice for maintaining normal cholesterol levels … Early onset dementia skyrockets among younger patients … Two most-prescribed type 2 diabetes meds revealed

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, October 2

Brain protein could put the brakes on Alzheimer’s … FDA approves canagliflozin (Invokana) to treat diabetic kidney disease, heart failure … More than 80% of seniors have at least one concern about telehealth … Two of this season’s four flu vaccines may be off the mark

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, September 26

A healthy diet may help prevent kidney disease … Blood pressure and prostate treatment may prevent or slow Parkinson’s … Hormone therapy tied to decreased diabetes biomarkers … Artificial intelligence as effective as health professionals in detecting disease

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