Kidney

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…