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Mortality Higher From AKI Versus Kidney Failure From Other Causes

However, recovery is common within 12 months of injury

Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country

Patient education, stringent quality control measures necessary to ensure safe purchases

Some Kidney Disease-Related Terms Cause Patient Distress

Some language used to describe kidney health may distress patients and impair decision making

Spectrum of Imaging Findings Described in COVID-19 MIS-C

Imaging findings include basal consolidation with collapse and pleural effusions on chest CT

June 2020 Briefing – Urology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Urology for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

June 2020 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Updated Guidance Provided for Safe Solid Organ Transplantation

Universal donor nucleic acid testing for HIV, HBV, HCV and post-transplant monitoring recommended

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Affordable Care Act

Oral arguments in the ACA case are scheduled for the Supreme Court's next term

CDC Updates List of Who Is at Highest Risk for COVID-19

Agency now says risk among adults increases steadily with age, and is not limited to those over 65

Heart Failure Ups Risk of Death in Patients With New T2DM

Five-year risk ratio of death linked to heart failure three times higher at five years after T2DM diagnosis