• US Renal Data System marks 30 years of tracking kidney disease statistics

    One year ago - By Healio

    After nearly 15 years of a gradual drop in the mortality rate among patients on dialysis, there has been a leveling off, or lack of improvement, in reducing the death rate further. The organization that tracks both of those data points is the same - the U.S. Renal Data System.
    The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has funded the scientific registry since its inception some 30 years ago.
    The NIDDK, wrote USRDS researchers Friedrich K. Port, MD, MS, and Philip Held, PhD, in an anniversary paper in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, “had the
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  • U.S. Fertility Rate Drops to 30-Year Low

    U.S. Fertility Rate Drops to 30-Year Low

    One year ago - By Web MD

    Only two states had fertility rate above replacement levels.
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