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Nephropathy is a broad medical term used to denote disease or damage of the kidney, which can eventually result in kidney failure. The primary and most obvious functions of the kidney are to excrete any waste products and to regulate the water and acid-base balance of the body – therefore loss of kidney function is a potentially fatal condition.

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Phase 2 clinical trial to examine the effects of razuprotafib on COVID-19 patients

Phase 2 clinical trial to examine the effects of razuprotafib on COVID-19 patients

Phase 3 study to test efficacy of new treatment for pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome

Phase 3 study to test efficacy of new treatment for pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome

SGLT2 inhibitors can slow CKD progression

SGLT2 inhibitors can slow CKD progression

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

Researchers identify underlying mechanism for metabolic memory and diabetic complications

Researchers identify underlying mechanism for metabolic memory and diabetic complications

Study results do not show benefit of proteomic analysis for detecting diabetic nephropathy

Study results do not show benefit of proteomic analysis for detecting diabetic nephropathy

Repurposed drug for acute lung injury in COVID-19

Repurposed drug for acute lung injury in COVID-19

Study explores time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes

Study explores time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes

Octapharma extends support for COVID-19 study following promising preliminary data

Octapharma extends support for COVID-19 study following promising preliminary data

FDA approves IND application by Octapharma USA for severe COVID-19 patients

FDA approves IND application by Octapharma USA for severe COVID-19 patients

Study suggests ROBO2 pathway as therapeutic target for kidney diseases

Study suggests ROBO2 pathway as therapeutic target for kidney diseases

Analysis of causative protein genotype can help predict Alport syndrome severity

Analysis of causative protein genotype can help predict Alport syndrome severity

Grip strength metrics may be useful screening tool for diabetes risk

Grip strength metrics may be useful screening tool for diabetes risk

Participation of people with diabetes in online support groups associated with poorer health

Participation of people with diabetes in online support groups associated with poorer health

Weight loss lasts long after bariatric surgery, study finds

Weight loss lasts long after bariatric surgery, study finds

Preserving kidney function in patients with diabetic kidney disease

Preserving kidney function in patients with diabetic kidney disease

Scientists identify genes involved in the development of diabetic kidney disease

Scientists identify genes involved in the development of diabetic kidney disease

Low socioeconomic status associated with certain kidney diseases

Low socioeconomic status associated with certain kidney diseases

Weed-derived compounds in Serbian groundwater linked to endemic nephropathy

Weed-derived compounds in Serbian groundwater linked to endemic nephropathy

PERL study: Reducing uric acid levels does not benefit type 1 diabetes patients with kidney disease

PERL study: Reducing uric acid levels does not benefit type 1 diabetes patients with kidney disease