Dr. Jeffrey M. Saland, MD

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Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Location:

  • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
  • 5 East 98th Street
  • New York, NY
  • 212-241-6187
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Nephrology:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treating children who have drug-resistant bacterial infections with high doses of the antibiotic vancomycin may raise the risk of kidney damage, a new study says.

    Researchers said the drug should be used cautiously.

    "Our results bear out...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's odds of having a baby with kidney and urinary tract birth defects are higher if she's obese, new research suggests.

    Such defects include being born with a single kidney, having kidney swelling or enlarged ureters, the urine-carrying tubes, sai...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Binge drinking among young adult men may lead to increased blood pressure, according to a new study.

    But binge drinking didn't cause a similar rise in blood pressure for young adult women or for teenagers, according to the study. In fact, when yo...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Urinary tract infections are the most common serious bacterial infections in young children, and almost one of every eight kids who gets one will end up with scarring on the kidneys and an increased risk of kidney failure later in life.

    Identifyin...Full Article

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    MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young black adult dialysis patients who live in poor neighborhoods are much more likely to die than their white counterparts, according to a new study.

    This racial difference was much less pronounced in wealthier neighbo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, May 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Italian researchers have successfully used a small kidney dialysis machine they invented to treat newborns with kidney failure.

    "We have developed a machine for neonates [newborns] who were not treatable before," said lead researcher Dr. Claudio ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    FRIDAY, April 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one-fifth of severely obese teens have poor kidney function, a small new study suggests.

    The study included 242 severely obese teens taking part in research on weight-loss surgery.

    Seventeen percent of the teens had protein in thei...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. children in need of a kidney transplant are faring better now than a couple of decades ago, but there is still plenty of room for improvement, a new study finds.

    Kidney failure is relatively uncommon in children -- affecting five to 10 kids ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many kidney disease patients suffer side effects from their outpatient medical care, according to a small new study.

    Researchers looked at 267 people with chronic kidney disease and discovered that more than 69 percent had experienced at least o...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- A leading organization of pediatricians says the medical benefits of male circumcision outweigh the risks, but they're not enough to recommend the controversial procedure be performed on all baby boys.

    "There are modest benefits and modest risks," said ...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Some childhood cancer survivors who underwent radiation therapy may have an increased risk of developing diabetes later in life, according to a new study that is the first to make a link between radiation and diabetes.

    Researchers looked at more than 2,...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin D supplements may lower children's risk of respiratory infections, according to a new study.

    The study included nearly 250 schoolchildren in Mongolia with low blood levels of vitamin D during winter. Taking a daily vitamin D supplement ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Most kindergarten children in the United States are up to date on their vaccinations, a new government report finds.

    U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers looked at data from 49 states and the District of Columbia for the 2011-20...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who studied music during childhood have an improved ability to process sounds and are better listeners, according to a new study.

    Northwestern University researchers who looked at 45 adults found that compared to those with no musical training...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Ninety percent of American high school students report that some of their classmates are using illicit drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, during the school day, a new survey found.

    When asked to estimate how many were involved, these teens reporte...Full Article