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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.
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

Researchers develop risk calculator to estimate chances of kidney failure in living donors

Researchers develop risk calculator to estimate chances of kidney failure in living donors

Transgenic fruit flies can shed light on genetic mutations that underlie kidney disease in humans

Transgenic fruit flies can shed light on genetic mutations that underlie kidney disease in humans

Global Kidney Health Atlas highlights huge gaps in CKD care and prevention

Global Kidney Health Atlas highlights huge gaps in CKD care and prevention

Integrated disease management approach may benefit patients with CKD and gout, study suggests

Integrated disease management approach may benefit patients with CKD and gout, study suggests

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Researchers show how dengue virus employs multiple tactics to evade immune detection

Researchers show how dengue virus employs multiple tactics to evade immune detection

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths

Ammonium levels in urine may help identify serious health risks in CKD patients

Ammonium levels in urine may help identify serious health risks in CKD patients

Zika virus may pose increased risk to people previously infected with dengue and West Nile, study finds

Zika virus may pose increased risk to people previously infected with dengue and West Nile, study finds

Kidney transplant success may rely on donor's weight and sex, study shows

Kidney transplant success may rely on donor's weight and sex, study shows

Music therapy decreases pain in patients recovering from spine surgery

Music therapy decreases pain in patients recovering from spine surgery

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

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

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients linked to improvement in multiple quality measures

Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients linked to improvement in multiple quality measures

Scientists discover new cell structure responsible for unexplained rejections after organ transplant

Scientists discover new cell structure responsible for unexplained rejections after organ transplant

Mount Sinai researchers review progress made in using ketamine and other therapies to treat depression

Mount Sinai researchers review progress made in using ketamine and other therapies to treat depression

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