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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.
Study sheds light on link between higher BMI and serious health outcomes, death

Study sheds light on link between higher BMI and serious health outcomes, death

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Mild cognitive impairment may be present in early stages of kidney disease

Mild cognitive impairment may be present in early stages of kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes could be common in tropical and subtropical rural settings

Chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes could be common in tropical and subtropical rural settings

Synthetic peptide appears to disrupt inflammation and protect kidneys from nephritis

Synthetic peptide appears to disrupt inflammation and protect kidneys from nephritis

New guideline focuses on strategies to improve health of older adults with diabetes

New guideline focuses on strategies to improve health of older adults with diabetes

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Cell therapy may be alternative strategy for treatment of chronic kidney disease

Cell therapy may be alternative strategy for treatment of chronic kidney disease

Up-to-date guidance for clinicians to treat HIV-related cardiovascular disease

Up-to-date guidance for clinicians to treat HIV-related cardiovascular disease

Nano therapy reverses deadliest effects of chronic kidney disease in animal model

Nano therapy reverses deadliest effects of chronic kidney disease in animal model

Heart attack symptoms must be kept in mind while travelling says study

Heart attack symptoms must be kept in mind while travelling says study

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Men are affected by kidney failure more often than women, new analysis shows

Men are affected by kidney failure more often than women, new analysis shows

Common acid reflux drugs tied to elevated risk for kidney disease

Common acid reflux drugs tied to elevated risk for kidney disease

Multinational initiative to study familial primary distal renal tubular acidosis

Multinational initiative to study familial primary distal renal tubular acidosis

$4.1 million funding for heart research on Valentine's Day

$4.1 million funding for heart research on Valentine's Day

Researchers examine link between OSA and inflammation, organ damage

Researchers examine link between OSA and inflammation, organ damage

Growing concern about incidence of chronic kidney disease

Growing concern about incidence of chronic kidney disease