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Mini kidneys grown in the lab could be used to better understand kidney diseases

Mini kidneys grown in the lab could be used to better understand kidney diseases

UVA scientists reveal how E. coli knows to cause the worst possible infections

UVA scientists reveal how E. coli knows to cause the worst possible infections

Research shows how E. coli knows where and when to begin colonizing the colon

Research shows how E. coli knows where and when to begin colonizing the colon

Groundbreaking study reveals how transgender hormone therapy affects medical test results

Groundbreaking study reveals how transgender hormone therapy affects medical test results

Infusion treatments for low iron can deplete patients’ wallets

Infusion treatments for low iron can deplete patients’ wallets

Company expands development plans for drugs which slow progression to dialysis

Company expands development plans for drugs which slow progression to dialysis

Research presents strongest evidence of link between obesity and many diseases

Research presents strongest evidence of link between obesity and many diseases

Study shows causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of diseases

Study shows causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of diseases

Less-invasive procedures for critical limb ischemia as good as more invasive open surgeries

Less-invasive procedures for critical limb ischemia as good as more invasive open surgeries

Now they owe $0 — half-million-dollar dialysis bill canceled

Now they owe $0 — half-million-dollar dialysis bill canceled

Sleeve gastrectomy rates are increasing among U.S. patients with kidney failure

Sleeve gastrectomy rates are increasing among U.S. patients with kidney failure

On a mission to help people control diabetes — and save money on insulin

On a mission to help people control diabetes — and save money on insulin

Noninvasive portable device can accurately measure patients’ hydration levels

Noninvasive portable device can accurately measure patients’ hydration levels

New color-changing tattoos can monitor glucose levels and other metabolites in real-time

New color-changing tattoos can monitor glucose levels and other metabolites in real-time

Racial and ethnic differences in initiating home dialysis narrowed over time, analysis reveals

Racial and ethnic differences in initiating home dialysis narrowed over time, analysis reveals

Initiating dialysis at higher level of kidney function linked to lower patient survival

Initiating dialysis at higher level of kidney function linked to lower patient survival

Dermal tattoo biosensors for detecting metabolites and blood pH change

Dermal tattoo biosensors for detecting metabolites and blood pH change

Artificial intelligence can help accurately predict acute kidney injury in burn patients

Artificial intelligence can help accurately predict acute kidney injury in burn patients

Research highlights persistent gaps in quality of care for patients with chronic kidney disease

Research highlights persistent gaps in quality of care for patients with chronic kidney disease

Mosquito surveillance in Madagascar reveals new insight into malaria transmission

Mosquito surveillance in Madagascar reveals new insight into malaria transmission