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Acute kidney injury (AKI) involves sudden damage to the kidneys or decrease in renal function that occurs over a few hours or days. The severity of the condition can vary from a minor loss of kidney function to kidney failure.
Hantavirus can also be transmitted by wild or domesticated rats

Hantavirus can also be transmitted by wild or domesticated rats

Machine learning models predict critical events, mortality rate in COVID-19 patients

Machine learning models predict critical events, mortality rate in COVID-19 patients

Study describes the effects of a DPP3-knockout on the renin-angiotensin system

Study describes the effects of a DPP3-knockout on the renin-angiotensin system

Correlations found between 'long-COVID' patients and preexisting health conditions

Correlations found between 'long-COVID' patients and preexisting health conditions

Researchers develop a unique method of identifying early signs of acute kidney injury

Researchers develop a unique method of identifying early signs of acute kidney injury

Symptoms and outcomes of 3.32 million people tested for SARS-CoV-2

Symptoms and outcomes of 3.32 million people tested for SARS-CoV-2

High-impact clinical trial results could improve kidney-related medical care

High-impact clinical trial results could improve kidney-related medical care

REFLECT II clinical trial evaluates safety and efficacy of cerebral embolic deflection filter

REFLECT II clinical trial evaluates safety and efficacy of cerebral embolic deflection filter

New study investigates hospital cardiac arrest in people with COVID-19 infection

New study investigates hospital cardiac arrest in people with COVID-19 infection

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients may face increased risk for kidney injury

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients may face increased risk for kidney injury

NIH expands clinical trials to evaluate convalescent plasma as a treatment for COVID-19

NIH expands clinical trials to evaluate convalescent plasma as a treatment for COVID-19

Diabetes leads to drastic reduction in the kidney's potential to clean itself

Diabetes leads to drastic reduction in the kidney's potential to clean itself

Ratio of two proteins in urine could help identify deceased donor kidneys suitable for transplant

Ratio of two proteins in urine could help identify deceased donor kidneys suitable for transplant

Cardiovascular disease in COVID-19

Cardiovascular disease in COVID-19

SphingoTec introduces a CE-IVD-marked point-of-care test to determine blood levels of bio-ADM

SphingoTec introduces a CE-IVD-marked point-of-care test to determine blood levels of bio-ADM

Study shows immediate dialysis is no better than the conservative approach

Study shows immediate dialysis is no better than the conservative approach

Quality improvement initiative at Children's National Hospital reduces antibiotic use

Quality improvement initiative at Children's National Hospital reduces antibiotic use

Kidney failure due to AKI linked to significant morbidity and mortality

Kidney failure due to AKI linked to significant morbidity and mortality

Novel biomarkers required to triage and monitor severely ill COVID-19 patients

Novel biomarkers required to triage and monitor severely ill COVID-19 patients

Low potassium levels in COVID-19 disease

Low potassium levels in COVID-19 disease