Laxative use was independently associated with lower risk of hyperkalemia during the last 1-year pre-ESKD period, finds a recent study. The research is published in the Journal of American Society of Nephrology. Keiichi Sumida and colleagues from the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee included a study… Read More
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The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced the latest round of grant recipients from its Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program.
Dr. Keiichi Sumida has watched patients in end-stage renal failure suffer a litany of health problems caused by inflammation, including heart attacks, strokes and early death.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center issued the following news: Patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) face an increased risk of death due in part to cardiovascular problems caused by chronic inflammation. Efforts to reduce this inflammation have tended to target dialysis-related procedures and the accumulation of toxic waste products.