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Latest Nephrology News

Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money

On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings, according to a report released March 18 by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine

Physicians with one or more paid malpractice claims are more likely to leave practice or shift into smaller practice settings, according to a study published in the March 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Patient CKD App Ratings Do Not Correlate With Those of Nephrologists

Patient ratings of chronic kidney disease apps are not directly linked with nephrologist ratings or consumer ratings, according to a study published online March 21 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Kidney Transplant Rejection

A gene expression signature can identify T-cell mediated rejection ahead of time in kidney transplant recipients, according to a study published online March 1 in EBioMedicine.