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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.
COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

Weight loss drug Wegovy approved by FDA

Weight loss drug Wegovy approved by FDA

Hydroxychloroquine + Azithromycin therapy at a higher dose improved survival by nearly 200% in ventilated COVID patients

Hydroxychloroquine + Azithromycin therapy at a higher dose improved survival by nearly 200% in ventilated COVID patients

Risk factors for rare COVID-19 complications in children (MIS-C)

Risk factors for rare COVID-19 complications in children (MIS-C)

Facets of SARS-CoV-2 infection and animal models

Facets of SARS-CoV-2 infection and animal models

Study could pave way for new therapies for kidney disease

Study could pave way for new therapies for kidney disease

COVID-19 survivors have increased risk of death for at least six months

COVID-19 survivors have increased risk of death for at least six months

Study: Patients with chronic kidney disease have high risk of acute kidney injury

Study: Patients with chronic kidney disease have high risk of acute kidney injury

AI-based system for real-time prediction of complications in intensive care units

AI-based system for real-time prediction of complications in intensive care units

Which biomarkers can help predict severe COVID-19?

Which biomarkers can help predict severe COVID-19?

Pragmatic recommendations for management of COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

Pragmatic recommendations for management of COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

New web-based tool predicts the risk of post-surgical complications

New web-based tool predicts the risk of post-surgical complications

Incidence of cardiometabolic and pulmonary events in UK has lowered due to COVID-19

Incidence of cardiometabolic and pulmonary events in UK has lowered due to COVID-19

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

Researchers identify key genetic changes in interstitial kidney tissue of people with diabetes

Researchers identify key genetic changes in interstitial kidney tissue of people with diabetes

Early use of therapeutic anticoagulation does not improve survival of critically ill COVID-19 patients

Early use of therapeutic anticoagulation does not improve survival of critically ill COVID-19 patients

Biomarkers could help discriminate cancer therapy-associated kidney injury from other causes

Biomarkers could help discriminate cancer therapy-associated kidney injury from other causes

ECMO life-support therapy can increase odds of survival for critically-ill COVID-19 patients

ECMO life-support therapy can increase odds of survival for critically-ill COVID-19 patients

'Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome' likely to substantially impact NHS in England

'Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome' likely to substantially impact NHS in England

Age is a key factor in sex-related outcomes after heart attack, indicates study

Age is a key factor in sex-related outcomes after heart attack, indicates study