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Consensus Developed on Managing Hypertension in Children

Differing positions of current guidelines make the definition and management of arterial hypertension in children and adolescents uncertain

10 Percent of CRE Cases in U.S. Not Tied to Health Care Risk Factors

Of the 12 community-associated carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales isolates sequenced, five harbored a carbapenemase gene

Real-World Data Links Rosuvastatin to Adverse Effects on Kidneys

Greater risks for hematuria, proteinuria seen with higher rosuvastatin dose

Comorbidities Up Among Patients With ESRD, Concomitant Psoriasis

Patients with end-stage renal disease and psoriasis are younger, more often obese, and more often have cancer, diabetes, CAD

Impact of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy on Kidney Function Examined

Gender-affirming hormone therapy associated with increased serum creatinine in transgender men, but not transgender women

Low Serum Urate Level Tied to Low Lean Mass, Underweight

Association of low serum urate with increased mortality not statistically significant after adjusting for body composition

Video Motion Analysis Can Help ID Carotid Artery Stenosis

Video motion analysis of a short video clip of the neck recorded with a smartphone could be used to screen for carotid artery stenosis

Weight Loss Greater With Commercial Weight Management Program

Greater weight loss seen at both three months and 12 months for adults using a commercial program versus a do-it-yourself approach

Patients Have Higher Health Care Use After COVID-19 Infection

Alopecia, bronchitis, pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis, and dyspnea are the most common conditions tied to higher use

Betadine Solution, Ag-Gel Combo Effective for Eliminating Bacteria

Combination more effective than 5 percent betadine solution or silver colloidal gel alone for all bacteria, including K. pneumoniae