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Review: Roxadustat for CKD-Related Anemia Treatment

Anemia is among the most common complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Researchers in China led by Hui Wang,...

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Review: Roxadustat for CKD-Related Anemia Treatment

Anemia is among the most common complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Researchers in China led by Hui Wang, MD, PhD, conducted a systematic...
Stopping RAS Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes in CKD

Oral Ferric Maltol in Patients with CKD and Iron Deficiency Anemia

Patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD) commonly develop iron-deficiency anemia. Pablo E. Pergola, MD, PhD, and Nelson P. Kopyt, DO, conducted a study...

Study Finds Racial Disparities in Childhood Cancers

A new study found notable disparities in rates of childhood cancers when considering single year of age rather than grouping several years together. The...

COVID-19 Update: US States with High Rates of Unvaccinated People at Highest Risk of...

On Monday, June 21, 2021, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers around the world, according to statistics aggregator, Worldometer.  World Cases: Over 179.3 million. ...
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Patiromer Safe and Effective in Real-World Use

Patiromer (Veltassa®; Vifor Phrma, Inc.), a sodium-free potassium binder, is used for the management of hyperkalemia in patients with chronic kidney disease. Patrick Rossignol...
Cardio Round-Up: Vascular Stiffness Plays a Larger Role in Heart Failure than Previously Believed; Plus More

Cardio Round-Up: Vascular Stiffness Plays a Larger Role in Heart Failure than Previously Believed;...

Stiff Arteries May Play an Important Role in HFpEF Mechanism & Prognosis Vascular stiffness may play a larger role in heart failure than previously thought....

COVID-19 Update: President Biden to Commemorate Milestone of 300 Million Shots Administered; and More

On Friday, June 18, 2021, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers around the world, according to statistics aggregator, Worldometer.  World Cases: Over 178.3 million. ...

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