- Study May Explain Racial Disparity in CKD Patients. // Renal & Urology News;Jun2010, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p42
The article reports on the findings of a study regarding the racial disparity in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the U.S.
- Pre-Dialysis DBP and Serum Protein Predict Renal Failure during Dialysis. // Kidney;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p241
Identifies risk factors that predict renal failure before the start of maintenance dialysis. Predictive link found for low-serum protein levels and diastolic blood pressure using multiple regression analysis; Preservation of glomerular ultrafiltration by concurrent anemia.
- Cisplatin/etoposide. // Reactions Weekly;3/5/2011, Issue 1341, p13
The article describes the case of a 23-year-old woman with ovarian teratoma who developed renal impairment and peripheral neuropathy symptoms while undergoing chemotherapy with cisplatin and etoposide.
- Everolimus. // Reactions Weekly;Oct2015, Vol. 1574 Issue 1, p109
The article presents a case study of a 69-year-old female suffering from acute kidney injury after administration of everolimus.
- Smoking Detrimental to Renal Function. // Kidney;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p18
Details the findings of a study which determined the effect of chronic cigarette smoking on renal function. Renal impairment found in smokers characterized by a normal glomerular filtration rate; Observation that cigarette smokers manifest impaired renal function.
- Salt-sensitive hypertensives should cut sodium intake to guard against kidney damage. // Modern Medicine;Jul96, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p34
Reports that salt-sensitive hypertensives should cut their sodium intake to guard against kidney damage according to a clinical study made by Matthew R. Weir and George L. Bakris. Evaluation of the influence of dietary salt on blood pressure, renal hemodynamics and proteinuria in patients who...
- Using over-the-counter pain relievers isn't risk-free. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Mar1995, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p3
Reports on the relation of frequent or excessive use of over-the-counter pain relievers to a greater risk of kidney failure. Analysis of people on kidney dialysis and those without kidney disease; Publication of findings of the research in December 22, 1994 issue of `The New England Journal of...
- Modes of Action of Trichloroethylene for Kidney Tumorigenesis. Lash, Lawrence H.; Parker,, Jean C.; Siegel Scott, Cheryl // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;May2000 Supplement 2, Vol. 108, p225
Focuses on various models for kidney toxicity due to trichloroethylene (TCE) and its glutathione-dependent metabolites. Relative importance of metabolic pathways; Species differences in toxic responses; Rages of generation of reactive metabolites; Dose-dependent phenomena; Incidence and risk of...
- At-risk patients targeted for testing. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;May2012, Vol. 93 Issue 1104, p30
The article focuses on the guidelines issued by Australia-based organization Kidney Health Australia which emphasizes on annual testing of patients with high risk of kidney diseases.