Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Methylprednisolone trial for Berger's disease stopped early

Methylprednisolone is a prescription drug used to treat conditions involving inflammation, like asthma, arthritis, gout, tendinitis, transplant rejection, allergic reactions, and the skin conditions eczema and psoriasis.

Cardiology

Increased use of newer meds for diabetic nephropathy in the U.S.

(HealthDay)—From 2010 to 2014 there was an increase in use of diabetes medications, including sulfonylureas and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (DPP-4 inhibitors), among patients with diabetic nephropathy, according to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New strategy may help prevent kidney failure in patients with diabetes

A new strategy may help halt the progression of kidney disease in patients with diabetes. The approach, which is highlighted in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), addresses a common ...

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Nephropathy

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

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