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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 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

Study points to novel, effective treatment for CKD patients with metabolic acidosis

Study points to novel, effective treatment for CKD patients with metabolic acidosis

Greater blood pressure drops linked to kidney function decline in hypertensive patients

Greater blood pressure drops linked to kidney function decline in hypertensive patients

Commonly prescribed medications may not benefit depressed CKD patients

Commonly prescribed medications may not benefit depressed CKD patients

Caffeine consumption may prolong lives of kidney disease patients

Caffeine consumption may prolong lives of kidney disease patients

UC study explores racial and gender disparities in elderly dialysis patients

UC study explores racial and gender disparities in elderly dialysis patients

Integrated care enhances clinical outcomes for dialysis patients

Integrated care enhances clinical outcomes for dialysis patients

Review emphasizes need for more hypertension research in females

Review emphasizes need for more hypertension research in females

Report: Overall burden of kidney disease remains high in the U.S.

Report: Overall burden of kidney disease remains high in the U.S.

Scientists explore popular pre-heart transplant therapy’s impact on kidney function

Scientists explore popular pre-heart transplant therapy’s impact on kidney function