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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health condition that involves reduced function of the kidneys. There are various causes of reduced kidney function and the severity of the condition can vary greatly.
Holocaust survivors had higher rates of chronic conditions but lower mortality than general population

Holocaust survivors had higher rates of chronic conditions but lower mortality than general population

Higher sugar-sweetened beverage consumption associated with greater kidney disease risk

Higher sugar-sweetened beverage consumption associated with greater kidney disease risk

New research tests Co-enzyme Q10 as potential treatment for Chronic Kidney disease

New research tests Co-enzyme Q10 as potential treatment for Chronic Kidney disease

Genetic testing can help personalize diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, study shows

Genetic testing can help personalize diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, study shows

Kidney patients have the highest number of comorbidities, shows study

Kidney patients have the highest number of comorbidities, shows study

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians under 50 with type 2 diabetes, study finds

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians under 50 with type 2 diabetes, study finds

Failure of critical cellular energy sensor responsible for CKD progression, study finds

Failure of critical cellular energy sensor responsible for CKD progression, study finds

High intensity statin treatment and adherence could save more lives

High intensity statin treatment and adherence could save more lives

Acutely injured deceased-donor kidneys are suitable for transplant, study suggests

Acutely injured deceased-donor kidneys are suitable for transplant, study suggests

Protecting powerhouse of cells could provide better way to treat acute kidney injury

Protecting powerhouse of cells could provide better way to treat acute kidney injury

Men with CKD more likely to experience disease progression and death than women

Men with CKD more likely to experience disease progression and death than women

Aerobic exercise may reduce risk of diabetes-related renal disease

Aerobic exercise may reduce risk of diabetes-related renal disease

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Chronic kidney disease rates are increasing faster than other noninfectious diseases

Chronic kidney disease rates are increasing faster than other noninfectious diseases

New report reveals effects of climate change, air pollution on human health

New report reveals effects of climate change, air pollution on human health

Study: One in five young adults in India has hypertension

Study: One in five young adults in India has hypertension

Myriad biological, societal factors that impact CKD severity for children of African descent

Myriad biological, societal factors that impact CKD severity for children of African descent

Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines

Cholesterol control revised in the latest AHA/ACC guidelines

Researchers secure NIH grant to prevent heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients

Researchers secure NIH grant to prevent heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients

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

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