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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.
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

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

Using Obamacare authority, Trump aims to shift dialysis care to patients’ homes

Using Obamacare authority, Trump aims to shift dialysis care to patients’ homes

Chronic kidney disease patients are excluded from clinical trials

Chronic kidney disease patients are excluded from clinical trials

Mount Sinai Health System partners with Workforce Opportunity Services to support veterans

Mount Sinai Health System partners with Workforce Opportunity Services to support veterans

Breaking the barriers for transgender health care

Breaking the barriers for transgender health care

Functional decline highly prevalent in older adults initiating dialysis

Functional decline highly prevalent in older adults initiating dialysis

Low dose of endotoxin could have protective effect on men at risk of acute kidney injury

Low dose of endotoxin could have protective effect on men at risk of acute kidney injury

Common metric may not accurately assess kidney function of Indian patients

Common metric may not accurately assess kidney function of Indian patients

Researchers investigate whether hypertension poses health risk to older kidney donors

Researchers investigate whether hypertension poses health risk to older kidney donors

Metabolomics may be key to identifying diabetes-related kidney disease

Metabolomics may be key to identifying diabetes-related kidney disease

Baking soda affects inflammation and insulin handling in type 2 diabetes

Baking soda affects inflammation and insulin handling in type 2 diabetes

Researchers estimate the prevalence of chronic pain among cancer survivors

Researchers estimate the prevalence of chronic pain among cancer survivors

Restrictive approach to blood cell transfusions safe for patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Restrictive approach to blood cell transfusions safe for patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Study reveals link between WTC dust and prostate cancer

Study reveals link between WTC dust and prostate cancer

Study provides new insight into the heritability of coronary artery disease

Study provides new insight into the heritability of coronary artery disease

Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI

Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI

VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

Indigestion remedy improves survival in people with late-stage CKD

Indigestion remedy improves survival in people with late-stage CKD