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Factors ID’d in Pregnancy Chances After Kidney Transplant

Likelihood of pregnancy after kidney transplant higher for Hispanic women versus white women

Most U.K. Patients With UTI Receive Antibiotics on Same Day

Represcription rate at 28 days only 4.1 percent from 2011 to 2015; slight increase seen for men over time

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

Short-term interest significantly increased for those viewing large TV monitors in ED waiting room

Renal Anomaly on Fetal Scan May Up Risk for Admission for Child

Renal pelvis dilatation persisting in later pregnancy or after birth tied to increased risk for later admission

Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups

Large study shows particular increase in the 50- to 64-year-old age group from 2000 to 2016

Internet Self-Referrals Aid in Diagnosis of Rare Inherited Kidney Disease

Twenty-four percent of direct family referrals to specialist center had positive genetic testing

Comorbid CVD May Up Mortality With ADT for Prostate Cancer

Seniors with preexisting cardiovascular diseases have higher risk for short-term mortality with AA, ENZ

Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing

2014 to 2018 saw increase of 1,393 percent from 0.007 to 0.104 percent of all medical claim lines

Erectile Dysfunction Tied to Lower Work Productivity Globally

Greater ED severity associated with worse outcomes for men worldwide

Adjuvant RT May Cut Recurrence in Some With Prostate Cancer

Adjuvant radiotherapy after surgery may prolong biochemical recurrence-free survival