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Left Digit Bias Seen in Acceptance of Organs for Donation

5.4 percent decrease seen in probability of any organ placement at age 70 versus 69 years

FDA: Patients Should Be Cautious When Using Online Pharmacies to Buy Meds

Red flags include pharmacies that do not require a doctor's prescription or have a licensed pharmacist to answer questions

Cancer Mortality Up With Residential Racial, Economic Segregation

Segregation was associated with increased mortality for 12 of 13 cancer sites examined

FDA Oversight of Clinical Trials Described as ‘Grossly Inadequate’

Article describes inadequate oversight relating to development of COVID-19 vaccines and predating the pandemic

Multidimensional Factors Shaped Physician Stress During Pandemic

Physicians' perceptions of occupational stress at individual level were shaped by stressors within and across four levels

Symptom Burden Increases in Year Before Dialysis Initiation

Among older adults, symptom number and burden stabilized and decreased in the year after dialysis

Personalized Screening for Kidney Disease Evaluated in T1DM

Compared with annual screening for urinary albumin, personalized screening can reduce time spent with undetected albuminuria, testing frequency

ASN: Empagliflozin Cuts Risk for Progression in CKD

Risk for progression of kidney disease or death from cardiovascular causes reduced with empagliflozin versus placebo

ASN: Discontinuation of RAS Inhibitors Does Not Increase eGFR in CKD

No difference seen with discontinuation, continuation of RAS inhibitors among patients with advanced, progressive chronic kidney disease