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New analysis reveals high rate of colon cancer screening among dialysis patients

New analysis reveals high rate of colon cancer screening among dialysis patients

Low dose of alternative anticoagulant may help prevent stroke in hemodialysis patients

Low dose of alternative anticoagulant may help prevent stroke in hemodialysis patients

Scientists identify genetic clues to chronic kidney disease

Scientists identify genetic clues to chronic kidney disease

Study provides new insights into biological mechanisms underpinning type 2 diabetes pathology

Study provides new insights into biological mechanisms underpinning type 2 diabetes pathology

New research reveals link between sickle cell trait and increased risk of developing kidney failure

New research reveals link between sickle cell trait and increased risk of developing kidney failure

Researchers uncover new genetic clues linked to autoimmune kidney disease

Researchers uncover new genetic clues linked to autoimmune kidney disease

International consortium aims to improve therapeutic options for diabetes-induced kidney disease

International consortium aims to improve therapeutic options for diabetes-induced kidney disease

Monoenergetic X-rays from miniature particle accelerator can reduce use of contrast agents

Monoenergetic X-rays from miniature particle accelerator can reduce use of contrast agents

Young children experience better long-term kidney transplant success than adults, study finds

Young children experience better long-term kidney transplant success than adults, study finds

HIV-infected individuals with kidney failure less likely to receive necessary transplant, study finds

HIV-infected individuals with kidney failure less likely to receive necessary transplant, study finds

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease

Cutting-edge research into dolphin’s genome could provide solutions to human problems

Cutting-edge research into dolphin’s genome could provide solutions to human problems

Intensive treatment to lower systolic blood pressure could lead to major reduction in mortality

Intensive treatment to lower systolic blood pressure could lead to major reduction in mortality

Research shines new light on role of AKI in development of lung injury

Research shines new light on role of AKI in development of lung injury

Prolonged use of popular heartburn drugs linked to silent, gradual kidney damage

Prolonged use of popular heartburn drugs linked to silent, gradual kidney damage

Community-based palliative care linked to reduction in ER visits for dying patients

Community-based palliative care linked to reduction in ER visits for dying patients

Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes

Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes

Exposure to heightened air pollution increases risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

Exposure to heightened air pollution increases risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

Routine blood test that measures kidney function can predict short-term outcomes for stroke patients

Routine blood test that measures kidney function can predict short-term outcomes for stroke patients

Hemodialysis patients do not wish to receive treatment for depression, study shows

Hemodialysis patients do not wish to receive treatment for depression, study shows