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COVID-19 and Angiotensin Drugs: Help or Harm?

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The controversy about whether ACE inhibitors and angiotensin blockers may affect COVID-19 infection continues, with hypotheses suggesting these drugs may both help or harm the...
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COVID-19 and Angiotensin Drugs: Help or Harm?

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The controversy about whether ACE inhibitors and angiotensin blockers may affect COVID-19 infection continues, with hypotheses suggesting these drugs may both help or harm the...
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ADA Advises Wider Use of Newer Glucose-Lowering Drugs

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In the 2020 Standards of Care, the American Diabetes Association advises consideration of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists in patients with high CVD or...
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Researchers move one step closer to understanding complex physiology of CKD patients

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Researchers have further analyzed a known signaling pathway they believe brings them one step closer to understanding the complex physiology of patients with chronic kidney...
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Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition commonly encountered in primary health care the world over. However, a new study published in JAMA Network on...
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ARBs Linked to Increased Suicide Risk, Experts Skeptical

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A new study suggests an increased risk for suicide associated with angiotensin receptor blockers compared with ACE inhibitors among older adults, but leading cardiovascular experts...
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Adding Patiromer Allows More Spironolactone in Resistant HTN, CKD

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With or without heart failure, add-on treatment with the potassium sequestrant ‘enabled’ more intensive use of the aldosterone blocker otherwise limited by hyperkalemia, according to...
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Study links heartburn drugs to fatal cases of heart, kidney disease and gastrointestinal cancer

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Extended use of popular drugs to treat heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux has been associated with an increased risk of premature death. However, little has...
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WFIRM researchers engineer vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration

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Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine researchers have shown the feasibility of bioengineering vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration, developing a partial augmentation strategy...
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More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

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Patients with chronic kidney disease, and dialysis patients especially, have a significantly higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality than healthy people. Kidney transplantation is the best...

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