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A kidney transplant is an operation where a healthy kidney from one person (the donor) is transferred to a person who has little or no kidney function (the recipient).
Promising new drug being developed for polycystic kidney disease

Promising new drug being developed for polycystic kidney disease

Antioxidant compound proves effective in kidney ischemia-reperfusion treatment

Antioxidant compound proves effective in kidney ischemia-reperfusion treatment

Machine learning may augment diagnostics of kidney disease

Machine learning may augment diagnostics of kidney disease

Breakthrough study shows transplanting Hepatitis C-infected kidneys is safe

Breakthrough study shows transplanting Hepatitis C-infected kidneys is safe

Study reveals outcomes in transplant patients after declined offers of deceased donor kidneys

Study reveals outcomes in transplant patients after declined offers of deceased donor kidneys

Cell-free DNA identifies pathogens and quantifies injuries to organs

Cell-free DNA identifies pathogens and quantifies injuries to organs

Gout patients have higher risk of advanced kidney disease, study finds

Gout patients have higher risk of advanced kidney disease, study finds

Polycystic kidney disease may be preventable

Polycystic kidney disease may be preventable

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

Study finds increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants after Medicaid expansion

Study finds increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants after Medicaid expansion

Scientists demonstrate an in vitro kidney model

Scientists demonstrate an in vitro kidney model

Researchers describe histological features of urinary obstruction in humans for the first time

Researchers describe histological features of urinary obstruction in humans for the first time

Racial disparities found in pregnancy rates for kidney transplant recipients

Racial disparities found in pregnancy rates for kidney transplant recipients

New biomarker can identify patients with symptoms of kidney rejection

New biomarker can identify patients with symptoms of kidney rejection

Research seeks to fight organ rejection in kidney transplant patients

Research seeks to fight organ rejection in kidney transplant patients

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

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

Fungus used in traditional medicine could slow neuron loss in ALS

Fungus used in traditional medicine could slow neuron loss in ALS

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

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

Obese patients with Type 1 diabetes could safely receive robotic pancreas transplant

Obese patients with Type 1 diabetes could safely receive robotic pancreas transplant