A fifth of American dialysis patients are still vaccine hesitant, up to 30% of minority patients


[ad_1] About 20 percent of dialysis patients are hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, with black, Native American and Pacific Islander patients being most likely to show hesitancy.  Younger patients and female patients are also more likely to be hesitant. Hesitancy for each group is up to 30 percent of the population. A nationwide survey […]

Major study details numerous long-term effects of COVID-19, pointing to massive health burden — ScienceDaily


[ad_1] As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, it has become clear that many survivors — even those who had mild cases — continue to manage a variety of health problems long after the initial infection should have resolved. In what is believed to be the largest comprehensive study of long COVID-19 to date, researchers at […]

Zakonet që ju bëjnë të shtoni peshë


[ad_1] Ngrënia shtesë gjatë punës ose derisa shikoni një film s’ do të ndikojnë në peshën tuaj tepër, por Me kusht që kjo ndodh shpesh, ju mund të fitoni kile shtesë. Këto janë zakonet që ju bëjnë të shtoni peshë: Ju flini shumë pak ose shumë Hulumtimet kanë treguar se një ritëm i shëndetshëm i […]

Tobacco smoke exposure could increase children’s blood pressure, study finds


[ad_1] Researchers found 6% of children who were exposed to tobacco smoke had high blood pressure compared to 4% in children who weren’t exposed, according to a study published Tuesday in JAMA Network Open. The study defined tobacco exposure as a child reporting smoking, living with a smoker or having serum cotinine levels, which measures […]

Pse duhet Kafja Për Njerëzit Që Vuajnë Nga Veshkat


[ad_1] Një raport i ri, tek i cili bazohet AgroWeb.org mbi kafen konfirmon se konsumi ditor i kafesë përmirëson ndjeshëm shëndetin e veshkave. Pas shumë studimesh të ndryshme kërkimore u arrit në përfundimin se konsumimi i rregullt i kafes ndihmon në shëndetin e mirë të veshkave. Studiuesit përmblodhën të gjithë rezultatet e studimeve në një […]

Nieren-Puzzle für Fortgeschrittene – Biermann Medizin


[ad_1] Aus der Genexpression von Einzelzellen können Algorithmen nicht nur deren Ursprungsort im Gewebe rekonstruieren, sondern auch funktionelle Details ablesen. Das berichten die Teams um Kai Schmidt-Ott und Nikolaus Rajewsky im Fachjournal „Journal of the American Society of Nephrology“ (JASN) am Beispiel der Niere. Um herausfinden, was wann genau in einer bestimmten Zelle passiert, sehen […]

U.S. nephrology trainees doubt skill in home hemodialysis


[ad_1] (HealthDay)—U.S. nephrology trainees report moderate and low confidence for peritoneal dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis (HHD), respectively, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Nupur Gupta, M.D., from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study surveying 110 nephrology trainees […]

Diabetes drug has kidney-protective effects in patients with advanced kidney disease


[ad_1] Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A recent analysis indicates that a drug shown previously to slow kidney disease progression is effective even in patients with advanced disease. The results appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. The Canagliflozin and Renal Events in Diabetes with Established Nephropathy Clinical Evaluation (CREDENCE) trial demonstrated that canagliflozin, a diabetes […]

Depression screening tools in patients with kidney failure


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A recent analysis examines research on the use of ““Depression screening tools in patients with kidney failure. The results appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. People with kidney failure experience depression at rates higher than the general population. Medicare requires routine depression screening for patients with kidney failure, but […]

Researchers examine COVID-19-associated kidney injury in US veterans


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain An analysis of data from across the U.S. indicates that acute kidney injury (AKI) is common among hospitalized veterans with COVID-19, and it’s associated with a higher risk of death. The analysis, which appears in an upcoming issue of CJASN, also found that the burden of death in people with […]

People Are Choosing Kidney Dialysis at H


[ad_1] Come January, there may be many more people like Mary Prochaska. Ms. Prochaska, 73, a retired social worker in Chapel Hill, N.C., has advanced chronic kidney disease and relies on dialysis to filter waste from her blood while she awaits a kidney transplant, her second. But she no longer visits a dialysis center three […]

The connection between diabetes, kidney disease and high blood pressure


[ad_1] It’s a triple health threat faced by tens of millions of Americans. But few think about it until they’re forced to. Even then, the interplay between diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease can be a challenge for people to grasp. But doctors say having an understanding is key for anybody who wants to […]

Model predicts acute kidney injury requiring dialysis in patients with COVID-19


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new artificial intelligence-based algorithm may help clinicians predict which patients with COVID-19 face a high risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis. The research will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October 19-October 25. Preliminary reports indicate that acute AKI is common in patients […]

New model predicts which patients with kidney disease may develop heartbeat irregularities


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new model that uses machine learning, which is a type of artificial intelligence, may help predict which patients with kidney disease are at especially high risk of developing heart beat irregularities. The findings come from a study that will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October […]

Acute kidney injury among African Americans with sickle cell trait and disease


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease are risk factors for experiencing kidney function decline among Black individuals. A new study indicates that the risk of acute kidney injury is also higher in adults with sickle cell trait or disease, and it may play a role in the kidney function […]

Why do minorities have higher rates of kidney failure?


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study investigates the reasons behind higher incidences of kidney failure among US minorities. The findings will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October 19-October 25. In the United States, Blacks and Hispanics have higher incidences of kidney failure than whites, but it’s unclear if this […]

‘Patient activation’ may improve quality of life in individuals with kidney disease


[ad_1] Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Researchers previously demonstrated that online peer mentoring for individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) improves patient activation—or patients’ willingness and ability to take actions to manage their health and care—and quality of life (QOL). Now the investigators have looked at the correlation between QOL and patient activation among patients with […]

New algorithm predicts likelihood of acute kidney injury


[ad_1] A new artificial intelligence-based tool can help clinicians predict which hospitalized patients face a high risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI). The research will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October 19-October 25. AKI is common among hospitalized patients and has a significant impact on morbidity and mortality. Unfortunately, it’s […]

Zentrales Thema auf dem Hybridkongress „Nephrologie 2020“: SARS-CoV-2 und Niere


[ad_1] SARS-CoV-2 geht an die Nieren. Viele zuvor nierengesunde Patienten weisen bereits zu Beginn einer COVID-19-Erkrankung Urinauffälligkeiten auf, bei schweren Verläufen entwickelt sich oft ein akutes Nierenversagen. Wie die Chancen aussehen und was getan werden muss, damit diese Patienten nach einer COVID-19-Erkrankung keine dauerhaften Nierenschäden davontragen, wird ab Donnerstag auf dem Hybridkongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft […]

Researchers set the stage to improve the efficiency of living kidney donor evaluations


[ad_1] Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Living kidney donation rates have remained stagnant over the last decade, and many potential living donors perceive the evaluation process to be lengthy and difficult to navigate. Researchers recently identified indicators that may be used to monitor and improve the performance of transplant centers in how efficiently they evaluate individuals […]

Patients with COVID-19 may have higher risk of kidney injury


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 may face an increased risk for kidney injury, a dreaded complication for those suffering from infection with the novel 2019 coronavirus, an observational study led by University of Michigan researchers has found. According to Jochen Reiser, MD, Ph.D., the Ralph C Brown MD professor and chairperson […]

Kidney damage from COVID-19 linked to higher risk of in-hospital death


[ad_1] Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Many individuals who develop COVID-19 experience kidney damage, or acute kidney injury (AKI). Investigators recently evaluated the incidence, risk factors, and prognosis of AKI in adults with COVID-19. Their findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. The study was conducted in Tongji hospital in Wuhan, China, which was assigned […]

Two studies look at COVID-19 in patients who have received kidney transplants or are undergoing dialysis


[ad_1] Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Two new studies examine the health and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 who have undergone kidney transplantation or are receiving hemodialysis. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. During the global COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to identify individuals who are at high risk of developing severe forms of […]