Cholesterol and CVD Events in Kidney Transplant Recipients Cholesterol and CVD Events in Kidney Transplant Recipients
Learn more about the potential association between remnant cholesterol and cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality outcomes among individuals who had a kidney transplant.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Black Veterans Report Stress When Receiving Kidney Care Black Veterans Report Stress When Receiving Kidney Care
New research suggests that racism in the hospital setting created emotional and physical stress for Black veterans with chronic kidney illness as well as a high level of skepticism toward medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

What a Gene and Its Risks Could Mean for Kidney Transplants
Kidneys from Black donors are automatically downgraded in transplant assessments, but studying a gene variant could help change that. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Kidneys Transplants Genetics and Heredity Research Black People Discrimination Source Type: news

AUA: Kidney Transplants From COVID-19-Infected Donors Are Safe
MONDAY, May 16, 2022 -- Transplantation of kidneys from COVID-19-positive donors is safe, with outcomes comparable to kidneys from noninfected donors, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, held... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Kidney Transplant Safe When Organ Donor Has COVID: Study
Title: Kidney Transplant Safe When Organ Donor Has COVID: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - May 16, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Optimal Patient Selection for Heart-Kidney Transplant Optimal Patient Selection for Heart-Kidney Transplant
A decision-analytic model identifies the costs and benefits of simultaneous heart-kidney transplant compared with single-organ transplant with a safety net strategy.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Here ’s What You Need to Know About Paxlovid
Prescriptions for Pfizer’s COVID-19 antiviral medication Paxlovid—the first such pill to be authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—have increased tenfold in the past two months. Between late February and April 22, the number of patients using Paxlovid jumped from 8,000 to 80,000, according to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla; the drug is now available at some 33,000 locations, such as pharmacies and outpatient clinics, across the country. On April 26, the White House announced it would step up its efforts to encourage more doctors to prescribe the antiviral medication. As part of this, the Bide...
Source: TIME: Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kyla Mandel Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Acute Kidney Injury is Linked to Neurocognitive Impairments Acute Kidney Injury is Linked to Neurocognitive Impairments
A new study finds that an episode of acute kidney injury could have negative impacts on neurocognitive functioning.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Support for Prioritizing Kidney Transplant Patients for COVID Boosters Support for Prioritizing Kidney Transplant Patients for COVID Boosters
Among kidney-transplant recipients, two doses of an mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine will lower the risk for infection, although perhaps not as much compared with the general population, according to a study from the Czech Republic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 4, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Grey's Anatomy Writer Thanked Anna Paquin for Her New Kidney
Elisabeth Finch reportedly credited the Oscar winner with her kidney transplant. #annapaquin #elisabethfinch #greysanatomy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strangers Donating Kidneys:'Important Contributions'Strangers Donating Kidneys:'Important Contributions '
Kidney donations from strangers have been increasing, but there is still need for more. Dr Divyanshu Malhotra reviews current programs and offers ways to increase ' Good Samaritan ' donations.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 29, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology Commentary Source Type: news

' Really Low' Risks for Living Kidney Donation, Says Surgeon'Really Low' Risks for Living Kidney Donation, Says Surgeon
Complications are typically incision-related and most occur after patients go home from the hospital, meaning close follow-up after discharge is needed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 28, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Transplant and people of color
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife is African American, and we just learned that she is going to need a kidney transplant. I heard that most of the people on the waitlist are people of color, and I'm wondering whether people from diverse racial or ethnic backgrounds end up having to wait longer for a transplant? ANSWER: It is true that most people on the waitlist for a lifesaving organ are people of color. Of the more than… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 20, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

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Siblings Matthew and Carswell Ouimet, who both have a rare genetic condition called hyperoxaluria, got the surprise of their lives after two years of dialysis treatments. The siblings both underwent successful kidney transplants within a 24-hour period. CNN affiliate KGO has the story. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kidney transplant company moves headquarters to Miami
The company's facility in Eagan, Minnesota will remain open. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 11, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Erik Bojnansky Source Type: news