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Nephrology is a branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.
Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Preventative cardioverter defibrillator implantation is of little benefit to kidney dialysis patients

Preventative cardioverter defibrillator implantation is of little benefit to kidney dialysis patients

Study provides new understanding about blood pressure control in older adults

Study provides new understanding about blood pressure control in older adults

New AI platform detects neurodegenerative diseases in brain tissue samples

New AI platform detects neurodegenerative diseases in brain tissue samples

Scientists successfully create kidney organoids from urine cells

Scientists successfully create kidney organoids from urine cells

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Anti-rejection medications for kidney transplants linked to increased skin cancer risk

Anti-rejection medications for kidney transplants linked to increased skin cancer risk

Men are affected by kidney failure more often than women, new analysis shows

Men are affected by kidney failure more often than women, new analysis shows

Newly released national framework identifies obstacles to improving EMS systems

Newly released national framework identifies obstacles to improving EMS systems

Multinational initiative to study familial primary distal renal tubular acidosis

Multinational initiative to study familial primary distal renal tubular acidosis

Conformance of genetic characteristics found to be crucial for longer preservation of kidney graft

Conformance of genetic characteristics found to be crucial for longer preservation of kidney graft

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Prior dengue virus infection increases Zika virus-induced damage during pregnancy

Prior dengue virus infection increases Zika virus-induced damage during pregnancy

New prostate cancer prediction tool has unmatched accuracy

New prostate cancer prediction tool has unmatched accuracy

Powerful immune molecule silences barrel to protect transplanted organs from rejection

Powerful immune molecule silences barrel to protect transplanted organs from rejection

Growing concern about incidence of chronic kidney disease

Growing concern about incidence of chronic kidney disease

NIH funds first artificial pancreas trial for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes in the U.S.

NIH funds first artificial pancreas trial for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes in the U.S.

Discovery could guide future treatments for patients with hypertension

Discovery could guide future treatments for patients with hypertension

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury

Study shows how herpes viruses and tumors have learned to manipulate the same ancient RNA

Study shows how herpes viruses and tumors have learned to manipulate the same ancient RNA