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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.
Computer model based on AI improves analysis of kidney biopsies

Computer model based on AI improves analysis of kidney biopsies

Study highlights link between vitamin K insufficiency and cardiovascular mortality

Study highlights link between vitamin K insufficiency and cardiovascular mortality

Japanese researchers use pluripotent stem cells to reproduce higher-order kidney structures

Japanese researchers use pluripotent stem cells to reproduce higher-order kidney structures

Chronic Kidney Disease Audit finds wide variations in coding of CKD patients in primary care

Chronic Kidney Disease Audit finds wide variations in coding of CKD patients in primary care

Extracellular vesicles can be used to effectively delay progression of kidney damage

Extracellular vesicles can be used to effectively delay progression of kidney damage

DNA sequencing could identify genetic cause of kidney disease

DNA sequencing could identify genetic cause of kidney disease

Straight from the patient’s mouth: Videos can clearly state your end-of-life wishes

Straight from the patient’s mouth: Videos can clearly state your end-of-life wishes

New strategy offers therapeutic alternative to prevent excessive clotting in kidney disease patients

New strategy offers therapeutic alternative to prevent excessive clotting in kidney disease patients

Metabolites significantly affected in chronic kidney disease, study finds

Metabolites significantly affected in chronic kidney disease, study finds

Study identifies molecular pathway critical to development of fibrosis

Study identifies molecular pathway critical to development of fibrosis

New health analysis in India finds increase in non-communicable diseases

New health analysis in India finds increase in non-communicable diseases

University of Michigan and AstraZeneca partner to improve treatment for CKD patients

University of Michigan and AstraZeneca partner to improve treatment for CKD patients

California cracks down on weed killer as lawsuits abound

California cracks down on weed killer as lawsuits abound

Research shows high risk for cardiovascular and kidney disease in people with HIV

Research shows high risk for cardiovascular and kidney disease in people with HIV

High protein diet may have deleterious long-term impact on kidney health

High protein diet may have deleterious long-term impact on kidney health

Common antidepressants may not work for depressed patients with chronic kidney disease

Common antidepressants may not work for depressed patients with chronic kidney disease

Depressive symptoms may be differentially linked to early death risk among white and black patients with CKD

Depressive symptoms may be differentially linked to early death risk among white and black patients with CKD

Study shows link between use of reflux medications and increased risk of CKD, kidney failure

Study shows link between use of reflux medications and increased risk of CKD, kidney failure

Study: Global toll of chronic kidney disease attributable to air pollution

Study: Global toll of chronic kidney disease attributable to air pollution

History of kidney stones linked to higher risk for metabolic, hypertensive complications during pregnancy

History of kidney stones linked to higher risk for metabolic, hypertensive complications during pregnancy