Here’s a roundup of nephrology news over the past couple weeks. Click on the headlines to browse the articles. Or, if you’ve discovered other newsworthy items that may be of interest to our team or your nephrologist peers, we invite you to please share news links in the comments.
Exercise isn’t very appealing when you have extreme fatigue and nausea from a chronic illness such as kidney failure. So, when you find out lower-intensity exercise can make a difference, it can be a big relief.
A US Department of Agriculture report published in 2016 analyzed point of sale transaction data gathered from supermarkets, grocery markets, and combination food and drug stores in 2011.
Florida’s teaching hospitals are making progress against a widespread physician shortage by creating more residency positions, but population growth will outpace the gains without additional funding, according to industry leaders.
The single act of posting a picture online will save a life.
The average American reads at an 8th-grade level, but the patient information that doctors and hospitals provide often presumes that people have much more advanced reading skills.
Two men who met while rock climbing in Franklin are taking the term “bromance” to new heights.
Leaders at the American Society of Nephrology have expressed concerns that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill Act has provisions that could hurt patient care and impact the pipeline of future scientists.
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