Patients with asymptomatic hyperuricemia who achieved serum uric acid levels of 6.0 mg/dL or less while on urate-lowering therapy had fewer gout flare episodes, a study found.
Each 1 mg/dL rise in uric acid level was significantly associated with a 21% and 10% increased risk for cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, respectively, a study found.
Study reveals that almost 90% of men have hypogonadism at the time of hospital admission for COVID-19.
Nearly two-thirds of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and acute kidney injury requiring dialysis died during their hospital stay, a study found.
Lack of timely referrals to nephrologists contribute to racial and ethnic disparities in kidney disease care.
New study is the first to characterize pegloticase use in the dialysis population.
Nearly 52% of adult patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in the metropolitan New York region had hyponatremia or hypernatremia at admission, a study found.
Patients with new-onset lupus nephritis achieve significantly higher rates of complete response at 1, 2, and 3 years if they receive a higher initial dose of prednisone for remission induction, a study found.