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.

Kidney Damage Tied to Proton Pump Inhibitors

Kidney Damage Tied to Proton Pump Inhibitors

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A large retrospective study found that the acid-suppressing medications increase the risk of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.

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