How popular drug helps in heart failure

Results were released today from the first two clinical studies designed specifically to examine the effects of the heart drug sacubitril/valsartan on the structure and function of the failing heart. Treatment with sacubitril/valsartan, a combination

Premature birth linked to increased risk of chronic kidney disease into later life: Given high levels of preterm birth, findings have important public health implications, say researchers

Preterm and early term birth are strong risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) from childhood into mid-adulthood, suggests a study from Sweden published by The BMJ today. Given the high levels

Renal abscess

Abscess of the kidney Renal abscess and renal carbuncle pus foci in the kidney. An encapsulated pus focus in the kidney tissue is referred to as renal abscess. This can be localized in different areas

Absorbable antibiotic envelope can significantly cut cardiac device infections: Global trial of nearly 7,000 patients also demonstrates the envelope’s safety

A Cleveland Clinic-led research team has found that using an absorbable, antibiotic-eluting envelope when implanting cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators can cut the rate of major infections by 40 percent. The research was presented