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

Can Fecal Transplants Help Reverse Aging? Can Fecal Transplants Help Reverse Aging?
New research provides ' tantalizing ' evidence for the direct involvement of gut microbes in aging and the possibility of gut microbe-based anti-aging therapies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

What Are Common Misconceptions About Nurses? What Are Common Misconceptions About Nurses?
Nurses nationwide recently expressed outrage after Bravo talk show host Andy Cohen commented about the attractiveness of a nurse-actress on his show. Do you confront misconceptions about your role?Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Alarming Global Rise in Pediatric Hepatitis: Expert Q & A Alarming Global Rise in Pediatric Hepatitis: Expert Q & A
Pediatric hepatologist Dr William Balistreri shares his insights on the mysterious, possibly adenovirus-related outbreak.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Tiny House Calls: Doc Pursues Dream of Being a Dollhouse Designer Tiny House Calls: Doc Pursues Dream of Being a Dollhouse Designer
Inspired by her love of interior design, Kwandaa Roberts, MD, chose to leave her private practice to create beautiful homes -- both big and small.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 4, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News 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

California Nurse Strikes Highlight Shortages, Pandemic Strains California Nurse Strikes Highlight Shortages, Pandemic Strains
As one California nursing union accepts a new contract to end a weeklong strike, other unions continue to negotiate amid recent strikes demanding better safety, staffing, and support.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Unexplained Hepatitis Cases in Children Reported in 10 States Unexplained Hepatitis Cases in Children Reported in 10 States
' If you have a child with an unexplained liver problem, report it to the CDC, ' said one public health expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Unexplained Hepatitis Reported in Nearly 200 Children Worldwide Unexplained Hepatitis Reported in Nearly 200 Children Worldwide
Seventeen children have required liver transplants, and there has been at least one death globally.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 30, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology 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

Overt HE in Cirrhotic Patients With Acute Decompensation Overt HE in Cirrhotic Patients With Acute Decompensation
This study aimed to determine whether the occurrence of overt hepatic encephalopathy is an independent risk factor for de novo infection in patients with cirrhosis and acute decompensation.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 27, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Inadequate Pain Relief in OA, High Opioid Use Before TKA Inadequate Pain Relief in OA, High Opioid Use Before TKA
Rates of inadequate pain relief in knee and hip OA, and high opioid use before total knee replacement surgery were reported in separate studies at the OARSI 2022 World Congress.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 20, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Video of Supportive Dad and Nursing Student Daughter Goes Viral Video of Supportive Dad and Nursing Student Daughter Goes Viral
A TikTok video of a father who stood with his daughter as she learned if she passed her nursing licensing exam has gone viral. The two then celebrate her victory with tears of joy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 19, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Med School to Pay $1.2M in Refunds, Debt Cancellation Med School to Pay $1.2M in Refunds, Debt Cancellation
The Federal Trade Commission secured a settlement with the Saint James School of Medicine, based in the Caribbean with operations in Illinois, alleging deceptive marketing ― claims the school disputes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 19, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news