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Dr Joshua Rein Discusses the Next Steps of Cannabis Treatment for Kidney Disease

October 31, 2020

The federal illegality and Schedule I listing of cannabis significantly impair our ability to conduct any kind of prospective clinical research, said Joshua L Rein, DO, FASN, a nephrologist at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.

Broad Testing for Multiple Genes Benefits Patients With Cancer, Relatives

October 30, 2020

Researchers conducting broad next-generation sequencing discovered more actionable variants in patients and families than they would have otherwise; they did so by using a universal approach, rather than sticking with clinical guidelines.

Dr Milena Murray on the Importance of Using People-First Language With Patients Living With HIV

October 30, 2020

The patients must always come first, emphasized Milena Murray, PharmD, MSc, BCIDP, AAHIVP, associate professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, who practices at the Northwestern Medicine Infectious Disease Center in Chicago.

Research Highlights Impact of SDOH on Veterans With CKD

October 30, 2020

A pair of abstracts presented at Kidney Week 2020 underscore the relationship between social determinants of health (SDOH) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) in military populations and the challenges of tracking these factors.

Dr Maura Abbott: Talk to Your Patients About Their Vaccine Fears

October 30, 2020

Spend time with your patients, discussing both the risks and benefits of a potential coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine, emphasized Maura Abbott, PhD, AOCNP, CPNP, RN, assistant professor of nursing at the Columbia University School of Nursing.