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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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Chronic kidney disease patients are excluded from clinical trials

Chronic kidney disease patients are excluded from clinical trials

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy

New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy

Researchers identify enzymes that protect people from diabetic kidney disease

Researchers identify enzymes that protect people from diabetic kidney disease

New catalog of DNA mutation 'fingerprints' could help doctors pinpoint cancer culprits

New catalog of DNA mutation 'fingerprints' could help doctors pinpoint cancer culprits

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

New research sheds light on how kidney obstruction causes damage and repairs

New research sheds light on how kidney obstruction causes damage and repairs

New research tests Co-enzyme Q10 as potential treatment for Chronic Kidney disease

New research tests Co-enzyme Q10 as potential treatment for Chronic Kidney disease

Newly designed mice emulate severe form of kidney damage in humans with diabetes

Newly designed mice emulate severe form of kidney damage in humans with diabetes

Previously unknown virus acts as 'driver' for interstitial nephropathy

Previously unknown virus acts as 'driver' for interstitial nephropathy

Omeros’ OMS721 receives positive opinion from EMA's COMP for treating hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Omeros’ OMS721 receives positive opinion from EMA's COMP for treating hematopoietic stem cell transplant

People with type 2 diabetes more likely to suffer from breathlessness, restrictive lung disease

People with type 2 diabetes more likely to suffer from breathlessness, restrictive lung disease

Worldwide study to examine new treatments for IgA nephropathy

Worldwide study to examine new treatments for IgA nephropathy

Siemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom join to provide comprehensive solutions for primary diabetes care

Siemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom join to provide comprehensive solutions for primary diabetes care

Scientists reveal detailed structure of virus that affects transplant patients

Scientists reveal detailed structure of virus that affects transplant patients

Beetroot may reduce kidney failure risk after heart x-ray, research reveals

Beetroot may reduce kidney failure risk after heart x-ray, research reveals

Research project succeeds in palliating kidney disease caused by diabetes in mice

Research project succeeds in palliating kidney disease caused by diabetes in mice

Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes-related microvascular complications in obese patients

Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes-related microvascular complications in obese patients

Study finds close connection between eye and cardiovascular damage in type 1 diabetes

Study finds close connection between eye and cardiovascular damage in type 1 diabetes

ColoradoSPH researchers identify risk factors for mysterious kidney illness in farm workers

ColoradoSPH researchers identify risk factors for mysterious kidney illness in farm workers