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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).
New modeling system identifies potential therapeutics for autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

New modeling system identifies potential therapeutics for autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

Altered T-cell response in hemodialysis patients following third COVID-19 vaccine dose

Altered T-cell response in hemodialysis patients following third COVID-19 vaccine dose

Study reveals recommended levels of long-term blood sugar to avoid diabetes-related damage

Study reveals recommended levels of long-term blood sugar to avoid diabetes-related damage

People of African-Caribbean heritage living with diabetes have greater kidney disease risk

People of African-Caribbean heritage living with diabetes have greater kidney disease risk

Healthy people over 65 years of age recommended to get a heart check-up before non-cardiac surgery

Healthy people over 65 years of age recommended to get a heart check-up before non-cardiac surgery

Report: Australians receiving kidney replacement therapy more than doubled between 2000 and 2020

Report: Australians receiving kidney replacement therapy more than doubled between 2000 and 2020

The QCOVID4 algorithm developed using data from the Omicron wave identifies those at highest risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes

The QCOVID4 algorithm developed using data from the Omicron wave identifies those at highest risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes

Living unrelated donor organ transplants are not inferior to deceased donor organs

Living unrelated donor organ transplants are not inferior to deceased donor organs

Providers charge more in the Medicare Advantage market by being in network, study finds

Providers charge more in the Medicare Advantage market by being in network, study finds

Anti-rejection drug plus immunotherapy could change the lives of kidney transplant patients with cancer

Anti-rejection drug plus immunotherapy could change the lives of kidney transplant patients with cancer

The successful transplantation of genetically engineered pig hearts into recently deceased humans

The successful transplantation of genetically engineered pig hearts into recently deceased humans

Remdesivir resistance in renal transplant patients with long COVID-19

Remdesivir resistance in renal transplant patients with long COVID-19

Study explores antibody responses following three COVID vaccine doses in kidney transplant recipients

Study explores antibody responses following three COVID vaccine doses in kidney transplant recipients

Study finds vaccination hesitancy among parents of children with kidney disease or hypertension

Study finds vaccination hesitancy among parents of children with kidney disease or hypertension

New method can safely free patients from lifelong immunosuppression after kidney transplant

New method can safely free patients from lifelong immunosuppression after kidney transplant

Drug combinations may help to slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease

Drug combinations may help to slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some doctors want to change that.

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some doctors want to change that.

Taco bowls and chicken curry: Medi-Cal delivers ready meals in grand health care experiment

Taco bowls and chicken curry: Medi-Cal delivers ready meals in grand health care experiment

Evaluating tixagevimab plus cilgavimab against SARS-CoV-2

Evaluating tixagevimab plus cilgavimab against SARS-CoV-2