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How to Improve Health and Reduce Risk for Dialysis Patients

1. Depression Symptoms and Low Physical Activity May Keep Dialysis Patients from Working
Efforts to Improve Mood and Activity Might Help Patients Remain Employed

Many patients with kidney failure employed during the year before beginning dialysis are no longer employed early in their first year of treatment. A recent survey… How to Improve Health and Reduce Risk for Dialysis Patients   



Exercise may lower risk of death for men with prostate cancer

A new study of men with prostate cancer finds that physical activity is associated with a lower risk of overall mortality and of death due to prostate cancer. The Harvard School of Public Health and University of California, San Francisco researchers also found that men who did more vigorous activity had the lowest risk… Exercise may lower risk of death for men with prostate cancer   



Kidney Transplant Recipients: Get Moving to Save Your Life

Low physical activity increases kidney transplant patients’ likelihood of dying early, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results suggest that patients need to exercise to fend off an early death.

Inactive people in general face increased risks of developing cardiovascular… Kidney Transplant Recipients: Get Moving to Save Your Life   



Men’s hopes for robot prostate surgery unrealistic

Robot-assisted surgery for prostate cancer has been heavily hyped, and a new study suggests that men’s expectations of the surgery may be too high.

Researchers found that of 171 men facing prostate cancer surgery, those having robotic surgery expected a shorter hospital stay, and a quicker return to their usual physical activity and sex… Men’s hopes for robot prostate surgery unrealistic   



Study says overweight Americans may risk kidney damage when attempting weight loss

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, Cleveland: With 1 in 5 overweight Americans suffering from chronic kidney disease, Cleveland Clinic researchers analyzed the nutritional and lifestyle habits of overweight adults, finding that their methods included diets and diet pills that may cause further kidney damage.

The study findings, published online this month in the International Journal… Study says overweight Americans may risk kidney damage when attempting weight loss   



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