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  Jan. 22, 2019
Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs
Article from The New York Times.

"Patients receiving new kidneys and livers must take damaging anti-rejection drugs for the rest of their lives. Now researchers hope to train the immune system instead of just tamping it down."
Patient Entrepreneurs to Drive Health Care Innovation for Kidney Disease
Free, full-text, Published Ahead of Print CJASN perspective piece.
Improving the Appropriateness of Depression Treatment in Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
Free, full-text, First Online editorial from Journal of Nephrology.
Kidney Transplants Improve Survival in Patients With Lupus Nephritis
Free, full-text, Latest Articles Summary for Patients, abstract and editorial extract from Annals of Internal Medicine. Article from Internal Medicine News. Press release from the American College of Physicians.

Updated Analysis of Pivotal Study Reveals: Proactive, High Dosage of Venofer® Significantly Reduces Risk of Death or Major Cardiovascular Events in Haemodialysis Patients
(3-page pdf) Press release (Business Wire version) from Vifor Pharma Group. Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma Ltd. is a joint company of Vifor Pharma Group and Fresenius Medical Care.

PIVOTAL Trial: Revised Analysis
13-tweet stream from Daniel Coyne, MD based on NEJM January 14th correction.
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One-Year Historical Cohort Study of the Phosphate Binder Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis
Free, full-text, Article in Press from Journal of Renal Nutrition.
Topic Discussion: Icodextrin and It's Important Pseudo-Lab Effects
Posting from the NephronPower blog.
Free, Full-Text Articles from American Journal Of Kidney Diseases:
Key Advances in Nephrology
List of articles from Nature Reviews Nephrology.
Published Ahead of Print CJASN Abstracts:
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Life Participation in Kidney Transplantation: a Systematic Review
Accepted Article abstract from American Journal of Transplantation.
Frequency and Risk Factors of Kidney Alterations in Children and Adolescents who Are Overweight and Obese in a Primary Health-care Setting
Article in Press abstract from Journal of Renal Nutrition.
Risk of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 Infection in Kidney Transplantation
Correspondence extract from the New England Journal of Medicine.
Trends in Statin Use Among US Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease, 1999–2014
Free, Open Access article from the Journal of the American Heart Association. Article from Renal & Urology News.
Analysis: Can States Fix The Disaster Of American Health Care?
Article from Kaiser Health News.
Anatomy of Surprise: Scientists Discover Hidden Blood Networks That Cross through Bone
Article from STAT.
 

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