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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

New imaging probe allows earlier detection of acute kidney failure

New imaging probe allows earlier detection of acute kidney failure

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

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

Functional decline highly prevalent in older adults initiating dialysis

Functional decline highly prevalent in older adults initiating dialysis

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