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Study finds inverse link between restrictive spirometry pattern, reduced FVC and arterial stiffness

Study finds inverse link between restrictive spirometry pattern, reduced FVC and arterial stiffness

Opioid epidemic likely applies to high-risk dialysis population, study shows

Opioid epidemic likely applies to high-risk dialysis population, study shows

VUMC and Bayer agree on strategic research alliance to develop new therapies for kidney diseases

VUMC and Bayer agree on strategic research alliance to develop new therapies for kidney diseases

Direct-acting antiviral therapy found to be safe, effective in patients with CKD and HCV infection

Direct-acting antiviral therapy found to be safe, effective in patients with CKD and HCV infection

Non-drug behavioral treatments to address symptoms may help older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Non-drug behavioral treatments to address symptoms may help older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says

Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says

Study suggests possible risk of hypertension mortality from marijuana use

Study suggests possible risk of hypertension mortality from marijuana use

Omeros’ OMS721 receives orphan drug designation from FDA for treatment of IgA nephropathy

Omeros’ OMS721 receives orphan drug designation from FDA for treatment of IgA nephropathy

Study recommends revision of current guidelines for assessing orthostatic hypotension

Study recommends revision of current guidelines for assessing orthostatic hypotension

Catheter use during hemodialysis linked to increased rates of bloodstream infections

Catheter use during hemodialysis linked to increased rates of bloodstream infections

NIA-funded conference findings aim at integrating frailty management into person-centered care

NIA-funded conference findings aim at integrating frailty management into person-centered care

British Society for Rheumatology releases updated clinical guideline for gout management

British Society for Rheumatology releases updated clinical guideline for gout management

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

New treatment offers hope for kidney failure and transplant patients with rare disorder

New treatment offers hope for kidney failure and transplant patients with rare disorder

Liver transplant patients who take new anti-rejection drug gain less weight, study finds

Liver transplant patients who take new anti-rejection drug gain less weight, study finds

Transgenic fruit flies can shed light on genetic mutations that underlie kidney disease in humans

Transgenic fruit flies can shed light on genetic mutations that underlie kidney disease in humans

Integrated disease management approach may benefit patients with CKD and gout, study suggests

Integrated disease management approach may benefit patients with CKD and gout, study suggests

Researchers develop prognostic tool that predicts risk of kidney failure in diabetes patients

Researchers develop prognostic tool that predicts risk of kidney failure in diabetes patients

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths