In this Q&A, Ping Liu, PhD, and Pietro Ravani, MD, PhD, answer our questions about the diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease and discuss how the current definition of CKD does not consider age-related kidney function decline.
To evaluate laboratory parameters during the early course of lupus nephritis and their association with long-term stability of kidney function, the researchers enrolled 433 patients between 2008 and 2017 and evaluated their laboratory results at baseline, 3, 6, and 12 months.
The gastrointestinal tract is home to microorganisms that exist in close relation with host cells. The microbes in the gut are estimated to comprise 1000 to 1200 bacterial species and at least 100 trillion bacteria, the majority of which are in the colon.
Are you familiar with the current routine immunization schedule for newborns and infants? Print out this infographic to stay up to date on the latest immunization recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for those aged 0 to 12 months.
An 84-year-old Filipina with no personal or known family history of skin cancer presented to the dermatology clinic with a lesion on her lower back that had been present for the past 5 years.
On what day of the year is myocardial infarction risk the highest?
In this podcast, Claire Barber, MD, from the University of Calgary's Cumming School of Medicine, discusses her research into the use of telemedicine in caring for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
About 50% of US adults are currently paid for by the government (either through Medicare or Medicaid). How do you think this will affect the future of health care?
To what virus family does Zika virus belong? Test your knowledge in our latest pop quiz.
A 17-month-old boy was referred to a pediatric dermatology clinic for evaluation of a facial rash that had been present since age 6 months. The patient’s mother reported that the eruption had initially started as papules on the right cheek and subsequently spread to the left, with new papules appearing gradually over time.