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Primary Hyperoxaluria: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and New RNAi Treatment Approaches

PH PathophysiologyPrimary hyperoxalurias (PHs) are rare and caused by a genetic defect of glycolate metabolism in which ...


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Primary Hyperoxaluria: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and New RNAi Treatment Approaches

Sexual Health in Patients With Rheumatic Disease: ...

It is not easy to ask our patients about sexual health and functioning. The European Alliance of Associations for Rheuma ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous, Rheumatology


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Hope Tempered With Reality

"We don't want to lose hope or let Mom think we don't believe she'll get better." For palliative care providers like mys ...

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How Much News Is Too Much News?

With the COVID-19 pandemic and influx of global interest in current events, many people started consuming—or start ...

Filed under: Health Policy and Trends, Miscellaneous


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Is Gardening Good for Your Health?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people spend much more time at home. One of the at-home activities that gaine ...

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Toxic Culture and Driving Meaningful Change

I have recently taken an increased interest in podcasts. One of my favorites is Brené Brown's Dare to Lead series. In ...

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May Is Older Americans Month

In the month of May, we celebrate Older Americans Month, led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL). To honor ...

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Pesticide Poisoning: What APPs Should Know

Pesticides—which can be found in insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, molluscicides, and nematicide ...

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Diversity in Research and the All of Us R ...

I have been working in the PA field for well over 18 years and have always thrived on knowing that I am treating my pati ...

Filed under: Health Policy and Trends, Miscellaneous, Women's Health


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True Confessions of a Former Sugar-Substitute Love ...

For years I drank beverages sweetened with non-nutritive sweeteners and thought they were the greatest invention—I ...

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