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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 new ways to better protect the kidneys from essential imaging tests

Research reveals new ways to better protect the kidneys from essential imaging tests

Genetic variants reveal novel therapeutic targets for chronic kidney disease

Genetic variants reveal novel therapeutic targets for chronic kidney disease

High levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 may affect brain health

High levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 may affect brain health

Researchers to explore sex differences in cardiovascular and renal physiology

Researchers to explore sex differences in cardiovascular and renal physiology

UCI study finds new cause of cerebral microbleeds

UCI study finds new cause of cerebral microbleeds

NIH funds CWRU to investigate new imaging approach for diagnosing peripheral arterial disease

NIH funds CWRU to investigate new imaging approach for diagnosing peripheral arterial disease

New statement provides detailed overview of how to diagnose, treat resistant hypertension

New statement provides detailed overview of how to diagnose, treat resistant hypertension

Consuming more caffeine may help reduce risk of death for people with kidney disease

Consuming more caffeine may help reduce risk of death for people with kidney disease

People with acute critical illness have increased risk of kidney complications and death

People with acute critical illness have increased risk of kidney complications and death

Imaging with CMR can improve detection of cardiac injury in lupus patients

Imaging with CMR can improve detection of cardiac injury in lupus patients

Innovative questionnaire reveals most common symptoms reported by people with kidney disease

Innovative questionnaire reveals most common symptoms reported by people with kidney disease

Study demonstrates cardiovascular safety of weight loss drug

Study demonstrates cardiovascular safety of weight loss drug

Patients with blood pressure must start treatment with two drugs as a single pill

Patients with blood pressure must start treatment with two drugs as a single pill

Study: Air pollution can fuel chronic kidney disease

Study: Air pollution can fuel chronic kidney disease

Biologic, environmental factors may be possible culprits for racial disparities in CKD progression

Biologic, environmental factors may be possible culprits for racial disparities in CKD progression

Researchers engineer peptide nanoparticles to outsmart biological system and target kidney cells

Researchers engineer peptide nanoparticles to outsmart biological system and target kidney cells

Federal grant extends and expands research into acute kidney failure

Federal grant extends and expands research into acute kidney failure

Researchers receive multi-million-dollar grant to expand kidney research

Researchers receive multi-million-dollar grant to expand kidney research

Exercise reduces symptoms and fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease

Exercise reduces symptoms and fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease

Medical nutrition therapy provided by RDNs benefits patients with chronic kidney disease

Medical nutrition therapy provided by RDNs benefits patients with chronic kidney disease