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Severity of Pruritus and Adverse Outcomes

Patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) commonly experience pruritus. Pruritus is associated with depression, decreased quality of life,...

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Integrating Healthy Eating and Exercise into Conventional CKD Care

In nearly two-thirds of cases of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the United States, the underlying cause is diabetes and/or hypertension. Overall, among patients...

Dr. Stuart Silverman on Medical Marijuana for Treating Pain Associated with Rheumatic Disease

Recently, CreakyJoints announced the publication of a new review article finding that limited progress in understanding the potential of cannabis-based therapies for the treatment...

Accelerated Hypertension with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

Hypertension is a common adverse effect associated with the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), such as axitinib. TKIs are used as immunotherapy in...

CardioNerds: Dr. Chris Anthony on CMR-based Surveillance for ACAR

Recently, CardioNerds correspondent Devesh Rai, MD, spoke with Dr. Chris Anthony, cardiology fellow at Heart and Lung Transplant Unit, St. Vincent's Hospital, and Victor...

COVID-19 Linked to Increased Risk of Neurological Disorders

COVID-19 is associated with increased risk of specific neurological disorders, although apart from ischemic stroke, there is no excess risk compared to infection with...

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