New Way to Blast Kidney Stones Can Be Done in Doctor’s Office

New Strategy to Blast Kidney Stones Can Be Performed in Physician’s Workplace

THURSDAY, March 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A noninvasive ultrasound technique is capable of quickly pulverizing kidney stones, an early study shows — in what researchers call a first step toward a simpler, anesthesia-free treatment for the painful problem.The study reports on the first 19 patients who’ve had kidney stones treated with the ultrasound “bursts.”…

PrEP Kidney Function Monitoring to Be Fine-Tuned

PrEP Kidney Operate Monitoring to Be Tremendous-Tuned

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The risk of kidney-related adverse events among patients receiving tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)-based oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is small, a systematic review and meta-analysis revealed. Therefore, less frequent monitoring may be appropriate for some younger people, Dr Robin Schaefer of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva and colleagues…