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New Guidelines Focus on Diagnosing, Treating Lupus Nephritis in KidsNew Guidelines Focus on Diagnosing, Treating Lupus Nephritis in Kids

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:26:48 EDT

New guidelines from the European SHARE initiative are the first to focus specifically on the evidence for diagnosing and treating childhood-onset lupus nephritis.
Reuters Health Information



Sofosbuvir Safe, Effective for HCV in Those With CKDSofosbuvir Safe, Effective for HCV in Those With CKD

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:31:28 EDT

Sofosbuvir-based antiviral therapy cured hepatitis C virus infection in more than 80% of patients with chronic kidney disease, a retrospective cohort study found.
Medscape Medical News



'Metabolically Healthy Obese' Concept Challenged in Huge Cohort 'Metabolically Healthy Obese' Concept Challenged in Huge Cohort

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:35:44 EDT

Risk of CV events climbed with rising number of metabolic abnormalities, almost regardless of BMI, in an analysis encompassing millions of people, although some say the finding is limited by not considering fitness.
Medscape Medical News