Results of a new study may put to rest the suggestion that vitamin D or omega-3 fatty acids protect against incident kidney disease or disease progression.
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According to a new report based on hospital encounters, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is not a significant risk factor for kidney stones.
FDA 2019 approvals for COPD treatment included a cryotherapy spray and other novel & breakthrough therapies. Updates at-a-glance, here.
RELAX: The right gift is out there--as proof, Patient Care has collected 10 more ideas for medical merry-making that range from serious to silly. Enjoy!
Check out the good, the bad, and the ugly side of the holiday season and how it impacts the overall well-being of both physicians and patients.
Rates of STIs among persons aged ≥60 years are increasing faster than among the general population. Can you speculate as to why?
Point of care HCV testing offers the promise of more widespread testing and more effective linkage to care. Find out what you know--and need to know.
Measures used to assess medication adherence in cystic fibrosis patients may overestimate use of therapy, according to results of a new study.
Confirmation of <.70 ratio as cutoff for COPD diagnosis topped news in COPD research this year. Test yourself on details of all the other events.
Authors of a recent review of CF-specific care support technology advise that if the technology adds to treatment burden, it won't be effective.