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Guideline-recommended diuretic linked to more side effects than similar antihypertensive drug

Guideline-recommended diuretic linked to more side effects than similar antihypertensive drug

Coronavirus outbreak deaths near 1,700

Coronavirus outbreak deaths near 1,700

Novel drug combination discovered to induce high rates of human beta cell proliferation

Novel drug combination discovered to induce high rates of human beta cell proliferation

UC research could help identify organ donors at risk of developing kidney disease

UC research could help identify organ donors at risk of developing kidney disease

Lupus patients who adhere to medications have lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Lupus patients who adhere to medications have lower risk of type 2 diabetes

New treatment target for acute kidney injury prevention revealed

New treatment target for acute kidney injury prevention revealed

Yale researchers find way to reverse type-2 diabetes and liver fibrosis in mice

Yale researchers find way to reverse type-2 diabetes and liver fibrosis in mice

Patients with type 2 diabetes can achieve cardiovascular protection from use of SGLT2 inhibitors

Patients with type 2 diabetes can achieve cardiovascular protection from use of SGLT2 inhibitors

Researchers locate specific mutation in the gene responsible for Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Researchers locate specific mutation in the gene responsible for Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Coronavirus outbreak now a global health emergency says WHO

Coronavirus outbreak now a global health emergency says WHO

New treatment target could change the outlook of patients at risk of kidney injury

New treatment target could change the outlook of patients at risk of kidney injury

Diabetes Action Canada develops National Diabetes Repository to aid research

Diabetes Action Canada develops National Diabetes Repository to aid research

Rushing into intense exercise after a break can cause “rhabdo”, potentially leading to kidney injury

Rushing into intense exercise after a break can cause “rhabdo”, potentially leading to kidney injury

Biopsies of donated kidneys may not be useful for assessing organ quality prior to transplantation

Biopsies of donated kidneys may not be useful for assessing organ quality prior to transplantation

Emerging public health concern about Wuhan coronavirus

Emerging public health concern about Wuhan coronavirus

Study casts doubt on the reliability of donated kidney assessment for transplant

Study casts doubt on the reliability of donated kidney assessment for transplant

USA confirms 1st Wuhan coronavirus case

USA confirms 1st Wuhan coronavirus case

ASN's new Kidney Care First Model Calculator available for nephrologists

ASN's new Kidney Care First Model Calculator available for nephrologists

Cardiovascular diseases associated with increased risk of developing kidney failure

Cardiovascular diseases associated with increased risk of developing kidney failure

Scientists identify 'modifier gene' that determines severity of inherited kidney disease

Scientists identify 'modifier gene' that determines severity of inherited kidney disease