Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Dialysis Clinics Reduce Infections, Costs

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*On a national level, implementation of antimicrobial stewardships in outpatient dialysis facilities would result in 2182 fewer infections caused by multidrug-resistant organisms and Clostridium difficile (a 4.8% reduction) per year. * It would also lead to 629 fewer infection-related deaths (a 4.6% reduction) and a cost savings of $99,804,603 (a 4.7% reduction) per year.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Finnish Study Reveals Large Drop in Infection-Related Deaths Following Kidney Transplantation

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* The risk of death due to infectious causes after kidney transplantation in Finland has dropped by half since the 1990s. * Common bacterial infections remain the most frequent cause of infection-related deaths among transplant recipients.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Trained Navigators May Improve Access to Transplantation for Disadvantaged Patients

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* Disadvantaged patients with kidney failure who received guidance from a trained navigator with a degree in social work were more likely to be eventually put on the transplant waiting list than control patients. * The difference in waitlisting among intervention vs. control patients became evident only after 500 days, however, at which point intervention patients were 3.3 times more likely to be waitlisted after 500 days.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Addresses Barriers to Kidney Disease Screening Among Black Americans

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Highlight * In a study of Black Americans who participated in focus group sessions, certain participant factors--such as knowledge of kidney disease and spiritual and cultural influences--and logistical factors--such as convenience and awareness of scheduling--were identified as barriers that may prevent Black Americans from being screened for kidney disease.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Most Living Kidney Donors Are Women, and Men Are Donating Less Than Before

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Highlights * Between 2005 and 2015, the unadjusted rate of living kidney donation in the United States was 30.1 and 19.3 per million population in women and men, respectively. * After adjusting for differences in age, race, the incidence of kidney failure, and geographic factors, the incidence of donation was 44% higher in women. * Over time, the incidence of donation was stable in women but declined in men. The decline was most marked in men from lower income groups.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New Research May Explain the Link Between Hemodialysis and Brain Function Decline

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* In a group of older patients undergoing hemodialysis, cerebral blood flow declined by 10%, from before the start to the end of hemodialysis. * Cerebral blood flow declined in all brain regions that were examined, including the frontal, parietal, temporal, and occipital lobes; cerebellum; and thalamus.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Research Compares Mouse and Human Kidney Development

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* Three new research articles compare human and mouse kidney development to identify shared and novel features. * The studies provide new detailed molecular data to guide future research. * The studies revealed deep conservation of certain processes, but also significant differences in gene expression during kidney development, as well as in the timing, scale, organization, and molecular profile of key cell types and cell structures.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Blood Sodium Levels May Affect Cognition in Older Adults

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* In generally healthy older men, slightly lower sodium levels in the blood were related to both cognitive impairment and declines in cognitive function over time. * Additional studies are needed to determine whether correction of lower serum sodium may influence cognition in older adults.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Method Assesses How Well Dialysis Clinics Refer Patients for Transplantation

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* A new method is useful for assessing how well individual dialysis facilities are referring patients for kidney transplantation. * When the method was applied to dialysis facilities in Georgia, researchers found that most of the variation in referrals for transplantation were due to characteristics within the dialysis facilities rather than patient characteristics.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Examines Employment Trends Among Patients with Kidney Failure

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* Among working-aged adults who started dialysis between 1996 and 2013, employment was low throughout the study period at 23-24%, and 38% of patients who were employed 6 months prior to being diagnosed with kidney failure stopped working by the time they initiated dialysis. After accounting for differences in patients over time, the probability of employment in kidney failure patients increased slightly over time.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Experts Call for Action to Address Physician Burnout in Nephrology

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Kidney specialists face increasing work demands, high rates of burnout, and declining interest in nephrology as a career. A group of articles publishing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) sheds light on how that these factors threaten to reduce job satisfaction and impair the delivery of high-quality care to patients with kidney diseases.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Patients Have an Important Voice in Shaping Kidney Disease Research and Treatment

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In an effort to provide patients the opportunity to share practical health consumer perspectives, the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) is including Patient Voice editorials that will accompany certain journal articles. In the first editorial, Paul T. Conway, a past recipient of the ASN President's medal, highlights 2 CJASN articles that focus on patient comprehension of how treatments align with their individual interests.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Survival Rates Are Improving for Individuals with Kidney Failure

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* In the United States, the excess risk of kidney failure-related death decreased by 12% to 27% over any 5-year interval between 1995 and 2013. * Decreases in excess mortality over time were observed for all ages and both during treatment with dialysis and during time with a functioning kidney transplant.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Clinical Trial Does Not Support the Use of Bortezomib for Kidney Transplant Recipients

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* In a trial of kidney transplant recipients with late antibody-mediated rejection, treatment with bortezomib, a type of proteasome inhibitor, failed to improve the function of transplanted kidneys and prevent immunologic tissue injury. * Bortezomib treatment was also linked with gastrointestinal and hematologic toxicity.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Many Donor Kidneys that Are Discarded May Be Suitable for Transplantation

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* In an analysis of pairs of kidneys from the same donor in which 1 kidney was used but the other was discarded, the kidneys that were used tended to perform well. * The majority of discarded kidneys could have potentially been transplanted with good outcomes.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Provides Insights on Immune Cells Involved in Kidney Disease

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* New research indicates that the role of dendritic cells in kidney inflammation is more complex than previously thought. Different types of dendritic cells communicate with each other to control the magnitude of the immune response. * The findings may lead to a better understanding of various types of kidney disease.

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Identifies Genes Involved in Tolerance following Kidney Transplantation

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* In tissue samples from patients who received kidney transplants without the need for chronic immunosuppression, researchers found increased expression of many genes associated with the regulation of certain immune cells. * The findings provide an improved understanding of transplant organ acceptance and rejection.

Database Proof Substratum: Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Novel Treatment May Benefit Patients with Metabolic Acidosis and Kidney Disease

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* A new study demonstrated that TRC101, a hydrochloric acid binder for the treatment of metabolic acidosis associated with chronic kidney disease, provided a rapid and sustained average increase in serum bicarbonate. * All adverse effects were mild or moderate.

Database Proof Substratum: Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Air Pollution Causes Millions of Cases of Kidney Disease Each Year

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* The estimated global burden of chronic kidney disease attributable to fine particulate matter is more than 10.7 million cases per year. * Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 October 31-November 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

Database Proof Substratum: Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: A History of Kidney Stones May Contribute to Certain Complications During Pregnancy

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* In young women, a history of kidney stones was associated with metabolic and hypertensive complications. * Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 October 31-November 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.