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The 30th European Congress of Psychiatry, Linking Clinical Practice and Research for Better Mental Health Care in Europe 17.12.2021 675

The 30th European Congress of Psychiatry, Linking Clinical Practice and Research for Better Mental Health Care in Europe organised by the largest association of psychiatrists in Europe, will take place on 2-5 April 2022 in the beautiful and historical city of Budapest, Hungary

Associations between changes in loneliness and social connections, and mental health during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Women’s Health Initiative16.12.2021 738

Older women have faced significant disruptions in social connections during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Whether loneliness increased, or whether a change in loneliness from pre- to intra-pandemic period was associated with mental health during the pandemic is unknown.

MIRCIM 202218.11.2021 1164

Dear Colleagues, It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the 7th McMaster International Review Course in Internal Medicine (MIRCIM) which after several years of COVID-19 limitations will again take place in Krakow, Poland, on May 12-14, 2022.

Climate Change and Nephrology03.09.2021 704

Climate change should be of special concern for the nephrologist as the kidney has a critical role in protecting the host from dehydration, but is also a favorite target of heat stress and dehydration. Here we discuss how rising temperatures and extreme heat events may affect the kidney.

Genetic testing in the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease: recommendations for clinical practice02.08.2021 1004

The overall diagnostic yield of massively parallel sequencing (MPS) based-tests in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is around 30% for pediatric cases and 6-30% for adult cases. These figures should encourage nephrologists to frequently use genetic testing as a diagnostic means for their patients, but in reality several barriers appear to hinder the implementation of NGS diagnostics in routine clinical practice.