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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.
Research reveals long-term efficacy of drug used to treat common cause of kidney failure

Research reveals long-term efficacy of drug used to treat common cause of kidney failure

Prolonged preoperative opioid use linked to adverse outcomes after total knee and hip arthroplasty

Prolonged preoperative opioid use linked to adverse outcomes after total knee and hip arthroplasty

MR Solutions’ 7T MRI imaging system installed at University of Hawaii

MR Solutions’ 7T MRI imaging system installed at University of Hawaii

Certain blood thinners may increase risk of bleeding in CKD patients

Certain blood thinners may increase risk of bleeding in CKD patients

Gene therapy study shows promise for chronic kidney disease

Gene therapy study shows promise for chronic kidney disease

Deeper appreciation of kidney disease patients' emotional experiences may help improve care

Deeper appreciation of kidney disease patients' emotional experiences may help improve care

Fitness may be vital to depression patient’s good health

Fitness may be vital to depression patient’s good health

FDA grants marketing authorization for use of two catheter-based devices in hemodialysis patients

FDA grants marketing authorization for use of two catheter-based devices in hemodialysis patients

Study suggests proteinuria lowering as important target in managing pediatric CKD

Study suggests proteinuria lowering as important target in managing pediatric CKD

Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems

Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems

Innovative digital home testing kit benefits patients with kidney conditions

Innovative digital home testing kit benefits patients with kidney conditions

Study provides insights into genetics underlying debilitating pediatric kidney disease

Study provides insights into genetics underlying debilitating pediatric kidney disease

Researchers uncover racial differences in debilitating itchy skin condition

Researchers uncover racial differences in debilitating itchy skin condition

Persistent substance use associated with higher risk of CKD progression and early death

Persistent substance use associated with higher risk of CKD progression and early death

Study finds widespread uranium contamination in India's groundwater

Study finds widespread uranium contamination in India's groundwater

Delivery of standardized diabetes care could help achieve equitable health outcomes for all patients

Delivery of standardized diabetes care could help achieve equitable health outcomes for all patients

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Women with gestational diabetes may be at greater risk for chronic kidney disease

Women with gestational diabetes may be at greater risk for chronic kidney disease

Scientists develop integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors

Scientists develop integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors

First epoetin alfa biosimilar receives FDA approval to treat certain types of anemia

First epoetin alfa biosimilar receives FDA approval to treat certain types of anemia