(HealthDay)—After reviewing data from recent large clinical trials, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined that Samsca (tolvaptan) should not be used for longer than 30 days and should not ...
Medications May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with acute kidney injury who see a nephrologist within 90 days of being discharged from a hospital have a 24 per cent lower risk of dying than those who do not see a kidney specialist, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Contrary to the positive findings of a previous pilot study, administration of a sodium bicarbonate-based infusion to induce urinary alkalinization during and after surgery does not reduce the incidence of acute kidney injury ...
Cardiology Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients taking high potency statins for high blood pressure are at a 34% higher risk of being hospitalised for acute kidney injury (AKI), compared with those taking low potency statins, a paper published today in BMJ sugges ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A guidance cue that helps kidneys form may also be a red flag that they are in danger, researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
High doses of a popular cholesterol-lowering drug significantly reduced the rate of acute kidney injury caused by dye used in imaging in acute coronary syndrome patients who underwent a coronary procedure, according to research ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A transplanted kidney has a finite life expectancy because it often becomes the target of the recipient's immune system, which may mount antibodies that attack the organ. Because there is a critical need to extend the life ...
Other Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Genetics and demographics likely put you at risk for salt-sensitive hypertension, and scientists are looking for a way to protect you.
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Certain gene mutations affect individuals' risk of developing a serious kidney condition, as well as their prognosis after being diagnosed with the disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...
Genetics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In an analysis of studies that examined critically ill patients requiring an increase in blood fluid volume, intravenous use of the fluid hydroxyethyl starch, compared with other resuscitation solutions, was not associated ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Synthetic marijuana products, also known as Spice or K2, are potentially very dangerous for the kidneys, new research suggests.
Medications Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In patients with type 2 diabetes and evidence of kidney injury, supplementation with n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) does not reduce urine albumin excretion but is associated ...
Diabetes Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Acute kidney injury strikes large numbers of hospitalized patients, including those with no prior kidney-related illness, and is one of the most costly and deadly conditions affecting critically ill patients. Findings published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Patients who take Samsca (tolvaptan) may be at elevated risk for significant liver injury, according to a Jan. 25 safety alert issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who take a triple combination of blood pressure drugs and common painkillers are at an increased risk of serious kidney problems, especially at the start of treatment, finds a study published in BMJ today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0