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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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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

New tool accurately predicts risks of death, complications from obesity and diabetes

New tool accurately predicts risks of death, complications from obesity and diabetes

UAB researchers find key role for IgG autoantibodies in IgA nephropathy

UAB researchers find key role for IgG autoantibodies in IgA nephropathy

Metabolic surgery improves health in obese diabetics

Metabolic surgery improves health in obese diabetics

Cell-free DNA identifies pathogens and quantifies injuries to organs

Cell-free DNA identifies pathogens and quantifies injuries to organs

How much control is too much in type 1 diabetes?

How much control is too much in type 1 diabetes?

Study shows how blood glucose levels affect risks in type 1 diabetes

Study shows how blood glucose levels affect risks in type 1 diabetes