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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.
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

Indirect viral infection of the kidneys by SARS-CoV-2-induced inflammatory reaction

Indirect viral infection of the kidneys by SARS-CoV-2-induced inflammatory reaction

SARS-CoV-2 infection causes specific kidney proximal tubular injury

SARS-CoV-2 infection causes specific kidney proximal tubular injury

Kidney complications more prevalent among hospitalized COVID-19 patients at NYC

Kidney complications more prevalent among hospitalized COVID-19 patients at NYC

Acute kidney injury in intensive-care COVID-19 patients

Acute kidney injury in intensive-care COVID-19 patients

Kidney enzyme renalase a potential therapy for severe COVID-19

Kidney enzyme renalase a potential therapy for severe COVID-19

Kidney impairment significantly higher among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Kidney impairment significantly higher among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

How COVID-19 affects people with Down Syndrome

How COVID-19 affects people with Down Syndrome

Johns Hopkins team develops new method to maintain sufficient supplies of kidney dialysis fluid

Johns Hopkins team develops new method to maintain sufficient supplies of kidney dialysis fluid

High DPP3 concentration in the blood predicts multiple organ failure in burn patients

High DPP3 concentration in the blood predicts multiple organ failure in burn patients

Study demonstrates dynamic and broad-scale immune alterations in COVID-19 patient

Study demonstrates dynamic and broad-scale immune alterations in COVID-19 patient

Poorer regions in the Philippines have more COVID-19 cases

Poorer regions in the Philippines have more COVID-19 cases