Today's Health News

Acute Kidney Injury Ups Risk for Death in COVID-19 Patients

Findings based on large study of hospitalized patients in New York City early in the pandemic

AKI Occurs in 7 Percent of Those Hospitalized With COVID-19

Acute kidney injury linked to in-hospital mortality, even after adjustment for confounding variables

Avelumab Prolongs Survival in Advanced Urothelial Cancer

Findings seen in patients with advanced, metastatic disease that did not progress with first-line chemo

Adding Belimumab Improves Renal Outcome in Lupus Nephritis

Odds of primary efficacy renal response, complete renal response increased at week 104

Cancer Incidence Up for Adolescents and Young Adults

2007 to 2016 saw increase in overall cancer incidence in all age groups, mainly driven by thyroid cancer

PPI Use Is Negative Prognostic Marker in Urothelial Cancer

PPI use linked to significantly worse progression-free, overall survival in advanced urothelial cancer

Ultrasound Ablation Offers Option for Some With Prostate Cancer

Bilateral prostate cancer at diagnosis was sole predictor of Grade Group 2 or greater recurrence

Darolutamide Boosts Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

Risk for death significantly lower versus placebo in nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer

Lowering Urine Protein Aids Renal Function in Rare Kidney Disease

Reducing proteinuria slows decline in kidney function in those with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

NAMS Updates Guidance for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

GSM is underdiagnosed and undertreated, but symptoms can be managed effectively in most cases