Kidney Disease

Smartphone-based self-management feasible for CKD

(HealthDay)—A smartphone-based self-management system is feasible for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published online May 12 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of ...

May 13, 2016
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Study suggests link between obesity and kidney cancer

Receptors for leptin, a protein hormone, may be associated with tumor recurrence in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC), providing further understanding about molecular links between obesity and RCC tumor formation and ...

Apr 13, 2016
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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Doctors swamped by 'e-medicine' demands

(HealthDay)—Doctors say they're drowning in electronic paperwork, feeling burned out and dissatisfied with their jobs thanks to countless hours spent filling out computerized medical forms, researchers report.