Dr. Mary T. McNeer, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • nephrology

Location:

  • Nephrology Specialists PC
  • 5320 Patterson Ave
  • Richmond, VA
  • 804-285-3384
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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Transplantation Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research from South Africa suggests that HIV may not be a barrier for kidney transplants between people infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

    The findings are good news for HIV-positive patients who worry about getting kidneys from othe...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy outcomes are similar for women who received a kidney transplant whether they were a child or an adult when they got their transplant, a new study says.

    "This work has shown that outcomes for childhood transplant...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some people who develop recurring kidney stones may also have high levels of calcium deposits in their blood vessels, and that could explain their increased risk for heart disease, new research suggests.

    "It's becoming clear that having kidney sto...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a rising incidence of kidney disease, rates of kidney failure and related deaths are declining in the United States, according to a new report.

    Researchers at the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) say that about 14 percent of U.S. ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although metformin, the popular type 2 diabetes medication, is usually not prescribed for people with kidney disease, a new analysis shows the drug may be safer for these patients than once thought.

    Metformin has been used in the United States fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The combination antibiotic Zerbaxa (ceftolozane/tazobactam) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with complicated abdominal infections and complicated urinary tract infections.

    The approval for abdominal infec...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney donation is one of the most selfless acts one person can do for another. And now a new study finds that former donors who find they need a kidney later in life are benefiting from policies that give them priority on the transplant waiting list.<

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may be linked to higher rates of chronic kidney disease, new research suggests.

    A study from the University of Michigan found the prevalence of kidney disease was greater in areas of the United States that have worse air quality.Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even if they were willing, most people in the United States aren't qualified to be kidney donors because of health or financial reasons, a new study has found.

    More than 75 percent of the population could not donate, said Dr. Anthony Bleyer, a nep...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. doctors say they now have a protocol for safely and effectively providing dialysis to Ebola patients who have kidney failure.

    Doctors at Emory University in Atlanta described the first successful dialysis of an Ebola patient -- a patient who ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney disease may progress faster for diabetics who have kidney disease and also suffer from sleep apnea, according to a new study.

    Screening for the sleep disorder, the researchers said, could help identify those at risk for accelerated loss of ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although their health depends on working technology, many kidney-failure patients on dialysis are not prepared for natural disasters or other emergencies, new research finds.

    But the study from Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York City ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Nephrology:

    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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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small new study raises more questions about the accuracy of home blood-pressure monitoring devices.

    On average, researchers found, the readings were slightly inaccurate in up to 15 percent of patients. The readings were off by more than 10 mm H...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    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