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Nephrology is a branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.
Intensive blood pressure lowering reduces CKD patients' risks of heart disease and death

Intensive blood pressure lowering reduces CKD patients' risks of heart disease and death

Study suggests sons of older fathers have characteristics of ‘geeks’

Study suggests sons of older fathers have characteristics of ‘geeks’

Early life stress encodes lifelong susceptibility to depression through alterations in brain reward region

Early life stress encodes lifelong susceptibility to depression through alterations in brain reward region

New calculator could provide useful information to kidney transplant candidates

New calculator could provide useful information to kidney transplant candidates

Kidney graft success depends on age, sex of donor and recipient, study reveals

Kidney graft success depends on age, sex of donor and recipient, study reveals

Differences in uptake of toxins, nutritional elements during late pregnancy and early life linked to ASD risk

Differences in uptake of toxins, nutritional elements during late pregnancy and early life linked to ASD risk

Repeated exposure to anesthesia early in life impairs visual recognition memory

Repeated exposure to anesthesia early in life impairs visual recognition memory

New treatment strategies increase lifespan of transplanted kidneys

New treatment strategies increase lifespan of transplanted kidneys

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates

Diabetic donor kidneys could save lives of patients on transplant waitlist

Diabetic donor kidneys could save lives of patients on transplant waitlist

Biomarkers in the teeth of orangutans provide new understanding of human breast-feeding evolution

Biomarkers in the teeth of orangutans provide new understanding of human breast-feeding evolution

New study uncovers medical diagnoses that may elevate person's risk of developing AKI

New study uncovers medical diagnoses that may elevate person's risk of developing AKI

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study shows how influenza A hijacks human cellular machinery to replicate

Study shows how influenza A hijacks human cellular machinery to replicate

Fluid overload may increase risk of early death in kidney failure patients on hemodialysis

Fluid overload may increase risk of early death in kidney failure patients on hemodialysis

New research identifies immunotherapy targets to offer hope for early-stage lung cancer patients

New research identifies immunotherapy targets to offer hope for early-stage lung cancer patients

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

IU researchers discover new therapy with potential to reverse damage from acute kidney injury

IU researchers discover new therapy with potential to reverse damage from acute kidney injury

Mount Sinai recognized as ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ in HEI survey

Mount Sinai recognized as ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ in HEI survey

Hospital acquired complications linked to elevated risk of early death in patients with CKD

Hospital acquired complications linked to elevated risk of early death in patients with CKD