Study Links GI Tract Bleeding With Kidney Failure

HealthDay (1/20, Preidt) reports that a study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology found that “many kidney failure patients experience bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, a problem that can cause serious health problems and even early death.” The researchers argued “that more needs to be done to prevent and treat upper GI bleeding…in kidney failure patients.”