Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Jody Charnow is the editor of Renal and Urology News.

Most Recent Articles by Jody A. Charnow, Editor

Prostate Cancer Risk After Single Negative Biopsy Quantified

Prostate Cancer Risk After Single Negative Biopsy Quantified

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Men with a single negative prostate biopsy have a 20-year cumulative rate of prostate cancer diagnosis of 23.7%.

CKD Progression Tied to Low Potassium Excretion

CKD Progression Tied to Low Potassium Excretion

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In a study of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), those in the lowest vs highest quartile of 24-hour urinary potassium excretion had a 3-fold increased risk of CKD progression.

Fosfomycin Promising for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis

Fosfomycin Promising for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis

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Findings from a small study suggest it could be an effective, safe, and attractive alternative to fluoroquinolones, bacterial resistance to which is becoming increasingly prevalent.

Sertraline Outperforms CBT for Depression in Hemodialysis Patients

Sertraline Outperforms CBT for Depression in Hemodialysis Patients

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In a randomized trial, sertraline eased depressive symptoms better than cognitive behavioral therapy in patients on maintenance hemodialysis.

Higher Glucose Levels At Dialysis Transition Increase Mortality Risk

Higher Glucose Levels At Dialysis Transition Increase Mortality Risk

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New findings suggest that diabetic patients with advanced chronic kidney disease may need different glucose control strategies depending on whether or not they are transitioning to dialysis.

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