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Rapid-Progressing ADPKD Most Common in the South – Renal and Urology News

Patientswith autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) who live in thesouthern United States are the most likely to be at risk for rapid progressionand chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 4 or 5, according to data presented atthe live virtual 2020 National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings. Thesedifferences may be related to higher prevalence of risk factors for CKDprogression in the southern United States, such as obesity and hypertension, aswell as sociocultural and environmental differences, such as disparities inaccess to healthcare, Cynthia Willey, PhD, of the University of Rhode Island inKingston, and colleagues concluded in a poster presentation.

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Voclosporin Found to Improve Renal Outcomes in Lupus Nephritis – Renal and Urology News

Addingvoclosporin (VCS) to standard of care improves renal outcomes in patients withactive lupus nephritis (LN), according to findings from the AURORA studypresented at the live virtual 2020 National Kidney Foundation Spring ClinicalMeetings. Basedon the findings, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, the company developing the drug,plans to file an application seeking FDA approval.

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Coronavirus Briefing: Brand reactions, frontline workers and a silent summer – News – MM&M – Medical Marketing and Media

Every day seems to alternately feel like an entire lifetime, and drip slowly by, like a pour over crafted by an artisanal barista. Theres so much happening, so fast, and so much of it surrounded by conflicting information, that it can be difficult to figure out who and what to listen to. We hope these daily missives aggregating the best content from across Haymarket Media and elsewhere are helping parse the noise.

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Rising Incidence of Liver Cancer to Drive Demand Within the Global Urology Devices Market, TMR – Yahoo Finance

- The global urology devices market is at an important juncture on its journey to acquiring market maturity.

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Ohio again probing whether abortions are allowed under coronavirus health order – The Columbus Dispatch

After receiving additional complaints, the Ohio Department of Health is again investigating whether any surgical abortions are allowed under a state order barring non-essential medical procedures. "Theres still no discussion of an across-the-board declaration regarding certain procedures," said Dan Tierney, spokesman for Gov.

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Midlantic Urology’s Dr. Laurence H. Belkoff selected as 2020 American Urological Association Residents and Fellows Committee teaching award recipient…

PHILADELPHIA The American Urological Association (AUA) and Fellows Committee announced Dr.

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Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) starts clinic to examines symptoms of COVID-19 among public – UrduPoint News

Sumaira FH 12 hours ago Fri 27th March 2020 | 04:14 PM KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Mar, 2020 ) :Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) has started the Corona Virus Clinic to examine general public for symptoms of Corona Virus.

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CG Oncology Announces License and Commercialization Agreement with Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. for CG0070 in Japan and Other Asian Countries -…

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CG Oncology, Inc. has announced today an exclusive license, development and commercialization agreement with Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

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42 tested positive for COVID-19 in twin cities – The News International

42 tested positive for COVID-19 in twin cities Islamabad : As many as 42 patients have been tested positive so far for COVID-19, the disease caused by 2019 novel coronavirus here in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi of which two have been discharged from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences after complete cure while one expired at Military Hospital. Of 42 patients, 30 were tested positive for COVID-19 at PIMS contradicting the official figure released by the Command and Control Centre that was showing a total of 25 confirmed cases of the disease in the federal capital even on Thursday evening. According to details, a total of 13 confirmed patients of COVID-19 were undergoing treatment at PIMS on Thursday while two have already been discharged from the hospital after achieving complete cure according to hospital sources

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Physician of the Year Finalist: Stephen Canon – Arkansas Business Online

We were unable to send the article. Stephen Canon likes helping kids be well and happy.

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Bronson Healthcare Turning To Community For Personal Protective Equipment, Disinfecting Supplies – News/Talk 94.9 WSJM

Bronson Healthcare is turning to the public to help meet its needs at its southwest Michigan hospitals and offices. Starting Monday, Bronson will be collecting items at five of its sites in Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Paw Paw, Portage, and South Haven. They are in need of disposable face masks; N95 masks, also called respirators; eye protection like safety goggles and face shields; disposable gowns, gloves, surgical caps, and foot covers; antimicrobial or bleach wipes; hand sanitizer, and bleach.

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Elective Surgery and Intensive Care at Wollongong Hospital – Mirage News

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District response to COVID-19 is moving to an increased level of preparedness, with moves now underway to build intensive care capacity at Wollongong Hospital, starting with changes to elective surgery from next week.

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Another 7 tested positive for COVID-19 taking tally to 20 in twin cities, 2 discharged – The News International

Another 7 tested positive for COVID-19 taking tally to 20 in twin cities, 2 discharged Rawalpindi:As many as seven patients have been confirmed positive for disease caused by 2019 novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in last 24 hours here at the hospitals in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi taking total number of confirmed patients so far reported in the region to 20. Data collected by The News on Monday reveals that three patients have been tested positive for COVID-19 in Rawalpindi while four in the federal capital

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Another quarantine facility to be operational in district today – The News International

Another quarantine facility to be operational in district today Rawalpindi : The situation regarding spread of disease caused by 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi is under control according to claims being made by concerned health authorities though the Punjab health department is going to make another coronavirus quarantine facility operational on Monday at University of Engineering and Technology in Taxila.

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Empagliflozin Fast-Tracked for Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment – Renal and Urology News

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for empagliflozin (Jardiance; Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly) to reduce the risk of kidney disease progression and cardiovascular (CV) death in adults with chronic kidney disease. The designation is supported by data from the ongoing double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 EMPA-KIDNEY trial, which is comparing the effects of empagliflozin on kidney disease progression or CV death with placebo, in addition to standard of care, in patients with pre-existing chronic kidney disease. The primary composite end point is the time to first occurrence of kidney disease progression (defined as end-stage kidney disease, a sustained decline in eGFR to

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Water Irrigant Safe in Uncomplicated Ureteroscopy – Renal and Urology News

Water rather than saline irrigation for uncomplicated ureteroscopy(URS) does not increase hyponatremia and provides clearer endoscopicvisualization, according to a new study. The improved visualization with waterirrigant offers an incentive to use water in URS and may improve efficacy andsafety of URS, although this was not studied, investigators reported in European Urology Focus.

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Salvage Radiotherapy Called a Viable Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer – Renal and Urology News

No clear consensus guidelines exist for managing biochemically recurrent prostate cancer (PCa) after radical prostatectomy (RP), but evidence suggests salvage radiotherapy (SRT) is a viable option, according to the authors of an article in Nature Review Urology.1 Inaddition, improved imaging and biomarkers are needed to help guide themanagement of patients with prostate cancer (PCa) who experience diseaserecurrence, according to Nicholas G. Zaorsky, MD,and Amar U. Kishan.

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COVID-19 and urology: What you can do – Urology Times

Dr. Rosevear is a urologist in community practice in Colorado Springs, CO. Urology Times blogs present opinions, advice, and news from urologists and other urology professionals

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University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic Add Second Location for Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing at UH Landerbrook Health Center – Health Essentials…

What: Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals have added a second location for drive-through COVID-19 testing for patients with a doctors order from UH or Cleveland Clinic. When: March 17, 2020, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m

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No suspect of coronavirus so far reported in Rawalpindi – The News International

No suspect of coronavirus so far reported in Rawalpindi Rawalpindi : Not a single suspect of disease caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) has so far been reported at the public sector healthcare facilities in the district nor the Corona Management Centre established at Rawalpindi Institute of Urology two weeks back has so far received any suspect or confirmed patient of illness caused by novel coronavirus 2019.

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The Masculine Bluster of Trumps Coronavirus Hand-Shaking Tour – Slate

President Donald Trump extends his hand to executive Bruce Greenstein during the COVID-19 press conference.

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Korean researchers found substance inhibiting COVID-19 – Korea Biomedical Review

A recent study is drawing the attention of the medical community, claiming that sea buckthorn berrys lactic acid bacteria can contain the spread of the new coronavirus by inhibiting the activation of its energy source, purine. According to a research team at Ehwa Womans University Medical Center, it has confirmed probiotic bacteria extracted from sea buckthorn berry had lots of lactobacillus gasseri (L

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Mpumalanga hospital closed over Covid-19, others taking action – SowetanLIVE

Netcare CEO Dr Richard Friedland said the group was deploying ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection robots to their hospitals that do not yet have their own. These mobile robots have been proven to be extremely effective in identifying and destroying viruses, bacteria and fungal spores, he said. Friedland said as the first line of defence, all people entering Netcare facilities would be screened for Covid-19 at the main points of entry.

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250 in Israel infected with coronavirus, 4 in serious condition – Ynetnews

The number of coronavirus cases in Israel has reached 250, while the number of infected in serious condition is now up to four, health authorities said Monday. The Health Ministry said at least 190 patients are hospitalized, 12 are in the process of hospitalization, while 44 others are being treated at home. Four patients have recovered

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Iron-Based Phosphate Binder Is Effective, Does Not Cause Iron Overload – Renal and Urology News

Therapy with sucroferric oxyhydroxide, an iron-based phosphate binder, does not spike serum iron levels or other anemia parameters in stable dialysis patients over 6 months, Georgios Lioulios, MD, of Hippokration General Hospital in Greece, reported in Blood Purification.

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