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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 examines how psychological factors affect outcomes of nutritional intervention for obese children

Study examines how psychological factors affect outcomes of nutritional intervention for obese children

The number of people who need renal replacement therapy is increasing

The number of people who need renal replacement therapy is increasing

Medications prescribed to children with chronic kidney disease may harm their kidneys

Medications prescribed to children with chronic kidney disease may harm their kidneys

Researchers develop 'scar in a dish' model to closely mimic progressive organ scarring

Researchers develop 'scar in a dish' model to closely mimic progressive organ scarring

Research shows how high levels of blood fat induce inflammation and organ damage

Research shows how high levels of blood fat induce inflammation and organ damage

New dialysis approach provides high levels of satisfaction for kidney patients

New dialysis approach provides high levels of satisfaction for kidney patients

Researchers move one step closer to understanding complex physiology of CKD patients

Researchers move one step closer to understanding complex physiology of CKD patients

1 in 5 adolescents have prediabetes in U.S.

1 in 5 adolescents have prediabetes in U.S.

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

Cleveland Clinic receives NIH grant to study link between gut microbes, cardiometabolic diseases

Cleveland Clinic receives NIH grant to study link between gut microbes, cardiometabolic diseases

Treatment for coronary heart disease is just as good as stents or bypass

Treatment for coronary heart disease is just as good as stents or bypass

High-protein diets may affect kidney health

High-protein diets may affect kidney health

Tall people more likely to develop atrial fibrillation

Tall people more likely to develop atrial fibrillation

Vitamin D, fish oil supplements do not help preserve kidney health in people with type 2 diabetes

Vitamin D, fish oil supplements do not help preserve kidney health in people with type 2 diabetes

Sleep problems may affect cognitive function of children with chronic kidney disease

Sleep problems may affect cognitive function of children with chronic kidney disease

Novel mouse model can help monitor kidney disease progression and perform drug screening

Novel mouse model can help monitor kidney disease progression and perform drug screening

Study: Spherical exosomes could help in treating acute kidney injury

Study: Spherical exosomes could help in treating acute kidney injury

Can Probiotics Support Healthy Kidney Function?

Can Probiotics Support Healthy Kidney Function?

Fresenius Medical Care enhances support for home dialysis patients in Western Australia

Fresenius Medical Care enhances support for home dialysis patients in Western Australia

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients