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Alnylam announces new positive results from Phase 1/2 study of lumasiran in patients with PH1

Alnylam announces new positive results from Phase 1/2 study of lumasiran in patients with PH1

New study examines living kidney donors' concerns on kidney removal

New study examines living kidney donors' concerns on kidney removal

Another cause of doctor burnout: Being forced to give immigrants unequal care

Another cause of doctor burnout: Being forced to give immigrants unequal care

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Comprehensive care physician model reduces hospitalization and expense for high risk patients

Comprehensive care physician model reduces hospitalization and expense for high risk patients

Study shows effectiveness of novel risk tool to predict readmission rates after TAVR

Study shows effectiveness of novel risk tool to predict readmission rates after TAVR

Data-driven tool defines risk stages for children with chronic kidney disease

Data-driven tool defines risk stages for children with chronic kidney disease

Trained navigators may improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

Trained navigators may improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

Many patients show CKD signs prior to diabetes diagnosis

Many patients show CKD signs prior to diabetes diagnosis

New method may help improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

New method may help improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

Persistent immune activation may contribute to increased risk of CVD in people with HIV

Persistent immune activation may contribute to increased risk of CVD in people with HIV

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

Study finds persistent racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation

Study finds persistent racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation

Opioid prescribing for disabled Medicare beneficiaries related to county-level economic factors

Opioid prescribing for disabled Medicare beneficiaries related to county-level economic factors

Japanese researchers use pluripotent stem cells to reproduce higher-order kidney structures

Japanese researchers use pluripotent stem cells to reproduce higher-order kidney structures

Study finds improvements in survivals rates of individuals with kidney failure

Study finds improvements in survivals rates of individuals with kidney failure

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

Slight changes to organ procurement system could increase number of kidney transplants

Slight changes to organ procurement system could increase number of kidney transplants

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

DaVita Kidney Care announces strong support for Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act

DaVita Kidney Care announces strong support for Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act