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Researchers investigate whether hypertension poses health risk to older kidney donors

Researchers investigate whether hypertension poses health risk to older kidney donors

Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease

Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease

FDA approves first non-insulin drug for treatment of pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes

FDA approves first non-insulin drug for treatment of pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes

Scientists identify two genes that may play a role in prostate enlargement

Scientists identify two genes that may play a role in prostate enlargement

New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy

New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy

One-fifth of U.S. surgeons still 'overusing' riskier method to create kidney dialysis access, study finds

One-fifth of U.S. surgeons still 'overusing' riskier method to create kidney dialysis access, study finds

Disease-modifying therapy for Alport syndrome still remains an unmet need

Disease-modifying therapy for Alport syndrome still remains an unmet need

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

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

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

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

Unmanned aircraft delivers donor kidney to surgeons at UMMC for transplantation

Unmanned aircraft delivers donor kidney to surgeons at UMMC for transplantation

Vascular surgery after firearm injury linked with higher morbidity and mortality

Vascular surgery after firearm injury linked with higher morbidity and mortality

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

Changes to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis

Changes to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis

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

Living transplant donors also need long-term monitoring to prevent adverse events

Living transplant donors also need long-term monitoring to prevent adverse events

Excessive vitamin D intake causes man to develop kidney failure

Excessive vitamin D intake causes man to develop kidney failure

New Innovate UK funded project aims to develop biodegradable stents

New Innovate UK funded project aims to develop biodegradable stents

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC