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An 84-year-old man saves neighbor's life, becomes oldest living kidney donor in the U.S.

An 84-year-old man saves neighbor's life, becomes oldest living kidney donor in the U.S.

Online community for women with diabetes engages patient sharing and guides research

Online community for women with diabetes engages patient sharing and guides research

WFIRM researchers engineer vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration

WFIRM researchers engineer vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration

Study finds substantial volume overload in kidney failure patients initiating peritoneal dialysis

Study finds substantial volume overload in kidney failure patients initiating peritoneal dialysis

New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

Researchers identify enzymes that protect people from diabetic kidney disease

Researchers identify enzymes that protect people from diabetic kidney disease

Metals bind to and influence peptide involved in insulin production

Metals bind to and influence peptide involved in insulin production

Ultra-Processed foods delay satiety, increase food intake and weight gain

Ultra-Processed foods delay satiety, increase food intake and weight gain

Coffee and longevity – debate continues

Coffee and longevity – debate continues

UAB professor honored with the most prestigious prize for research in polycystic kidney disease

UAB professor honored with the most prestigious prize for research in polycystic kidney disease

Intensive blood pressure treatment benefits people with type 2 diabetes regardless of cardiovascular risk

Intensive blood pressure treatment benefits people with type 2 diabetes regardless of cardiovascular risk

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

Older kidney disease patients starting dialysis die at higher rates than previously thought

Older kidney disease patients starting dialysis die at higher rates than previously thought

Researchers identify circulating proteins associated with progression of diabetic kidney disease

Researchers identify circulating proteins associated with progression of diabetic kidney disease

Asia's diabetes epidemic increases risk of death among women, middle-aged people

Asia's diabetes epidemic increases risk of death among women, middle-aged people

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

Excessive vitamin D intake causes man to develop kidney failure

Excessive vitamin D intake causes man to develop kidney failure