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Renal failure or kidney failure is where the kidneys fail to function adequately. Renal failure is divided in acute and chronic forms; either form may be due to a large number of other medical problems.
Study finds 78% postoperative stroke reduction with ‘no-touch’ beating heart bypass surgery

Study finds 78% postoperative stroke reduction with ‘no-touch’ beating heart bypass surgery

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

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

Study shows physicians in pediatric ICUs do not use newest guidelines to diagnose AKI in children

Study shows physicians in pediatric ICUs do not use newest guidelines to diagnose AKI in children

IPC PAS researchers develop new polymer that may detect early stages of kidney disease

IPC PAS researchers develop new polymer that may detect early stages of kidney disease

Novel biomarkers enhance power to predict therapeutic efficacy in LN prognostic models

Novel biomarkers enhance power to predict therapeutic efficacy in LN prognostic models

Non-contrast MRA can be viable diagnostic alternative for patients with chronic kidney disease

Non-contrast MRA can be viable diagnostic alternative for patients with chronic kidney disease

Clinical scientists find new way to treat hypertension

Clinical scientists find new way to treat hypertension

Researchers identify potential new way of treating hypertension

Researchers identify potential new way of treating hypertension

Study provides key insights for effective treatment of individuals with HFpEF

Study provides key insights for effective treatment of individuals with HFpEF

Aggressive home blood pressure monitoring may contribute to rise in emergency department visits

Aggressive home blood pressure monitoring may contribute to rise in emergency department visits

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

First-line nivolumab promising in advanced NSCLC

First-line nivolumab promising in advanced NSCLC

Study highlights need to improve end-of-life care for all patients with serious illnesses

Study highlights need to improve end-of-life care for all patients with serious illnesses

Researchers aim to protect kidneys while improving cisplatin's efficacy against cancer

Researchers aim to protect kidneys while improving cisplatin's efficacy against cancer

Researchers investigate causes of renal failure using mathematical model

Researchers investigate causes of renal failure using mathematical model

Mortality risk proportional to PPM severity in aortic value surgery

Mortality risk proportional to PPM severity in aortic value surgery

Chronic use of antacid drugs may speed up aging of blood vessels

Chronic use of antacid drugs may speed up aging of blood vessels

Long-term Warfarin use may increase dementia rates in AF patients

Long-term Warfarin use may increase dementia rates in AF patients

Long-term use of herbal remedies may not guarantee safety

Long-term use of herbal remedies may not guarantee safety

Entresto drug shows added benefit in symptomatic chronic heart failure

Entresto drug shows added benefit in symptomatic chronic heart failure