Today's Health News

AHA: Sotagliflozin Beneficial for T2DM With Heart Failure

Second study shows benefits among patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, risks for CVD

Non-COVID-19-Related Deaths Up, Too

Excess deaths seen for specific gender and age groups, with protective effect seen for female children

Contraceptive Use Low Among Women With Kidney Disease

Overall rate of contraceptive use 5.3 percent of person-years

First Drug Approved to Treat Rare Metabolic Disorder

Oxlumo granted approval to treat primary hyperoxaluria type 1

Predictors of Late Effects in Young AML Survivors Explored

Most common late effects were endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory; likelihood of late effects up for those who underwent HSCT

Biopsy Reclassification Risk in Prostate Cancer Examined

Gleason grade, prostate-specific antigen velocity, and imaging markers predict cancer spread

U.S. Nephrology Trainees Doubt Skill in Home Hemodialysis

Most respondents report being moderately confident about principles of peritoneal dialysis, but few had initiated urgent-start PD

Wrong-Patient Order Entry Errors Reduced With Patient Photos

Display of patient photographs in electronic health records associated with decrease in WPOE errors

Guidelines Developed for Diabetes Management in CKD

Recommendations and practice points relate to comprehensive care needs, glycemic monitoring, lifestyle interventions

Lung Cancer Tied to Most Potential Years of Life Lost

Potential years of life lost per death highest for deaths due to cancers of testis, bones/joints, other endocrine sites