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Teva Pharmaceuticals and IBM Expand Global Partnership to Enable Drug Development and Chronic Disease Management with Watson
Press release from IBM.

Editor's note: Perhaps IBM will buy dialysis providers soon. At least Watson would prescribe more dialysis time, like Russia (US 218 min. vs. Russia 252 min.).
Hemodialysis Practice Patterns in the Russia Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS), with International Comparisons
Early View abstract from Hemodialysis International.
Free, Full-Text, Issue-in-Progress Articles from American Journal Of Nephrology:
Lifetime Cocaine and Opiate Use and Chronic Kidney Disease
Issue-in-Progress abstract from American Journal of Nephrology.
Early View Abstracts from Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis:
Peritoneal Dialysis for the Management of Pediatric Patients with Acute Kidney Injury
First Online abstract from Pediatric Nephrology.
Asymptomatic Ventricular Arrhythmia and Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Pilot Study
Issue-in-Progress abstract from Cardiorenal Medicine.
Dialysis Arteriovenous Fistula Failure and Angioplasty: Intimal Hyperplasia and Other Causes of Access Failure
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Risk of Acute Coronary Syndrome after Parathyroidectomy in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan
Accepted Article abstract from Nephrology.
State Renal Associations: We Can Make a Difference
Article from Nephrology News & Issues.
Amgen Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Could Apps Be the Answer to Self Managing Diabetes?
Nurses' Scrubs Often Contaminated with Bad Bugs
Drug Prices, Not The Health Law, Top Voters’ Health Priorities For 2017
Articles from Kaiser Health News and HealthDay.
Cranberry for Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection? — Time to Move On
Free, full-text, New Online editorial and full-text article from the Journal of the American Medical Association. Article from HealthDay.
Patients Terrified, Powerless As Doctors Flee Puerto Rico By The Hundreds
Senators Unveil Bipartisan Medicare Reforms
Article from The Hill. News brief from AHANewsNow.
Could Minority Serving Hospitals Be Unfairly Penalized by CMS for Readmissions?
Press release from Georgetown University Medical Center.
Death Versus Another Hospital Stay: Study Suggests Medicare Should Weigh Them Equally
Press release from University of Michigan Health System.

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