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Promising new drug being developed for polycystic kidney disease

Promising new drug being developed for polycystic kidney disease

Primary care physicians’ perceptions of barriers to chronic kidney disease management

Primary care physicians’ perceptions of barriers to chronic kidney disease management

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

Blood clotting proteins in urine act as potent biomarkers for lupus

Blood clotting proteins in urine act as potent biomarkers for lupus

Researchers discover blood clotting proteins in urine as biomarkers of lupus nephritis

Researchers discover blood clotting proteins in urine as biomarkers of lupus nephritis

Women with preeclampsia five times more likely to have end-stage kidney disease

Women with preeclampsia five times more likely to have end-stage kidney disease

Noninvasive portable device can accurately measure patients’ hydration levels

Noninvasive portable device can accurately measure patients’ hydration levels

Obese patients with Type 1 diabetes could safely receive robotic pancreas transplant

Obese patients with Type 1 diabetes could safely receive robotic pancreas transplant

Common metric may not accurately assess kidney function of Indian patients

Common metric may not accurately assess kidney function of Indian patients

One-fifth of U.S. surgeons still 'overusing' riskier method to create kidney dialysis access, study finds

One-fifth of U.S. surgeons still 'overusing' riskier method to create kidney dialysis access, study finds

Study reports significant link between exposure to inorganic dust and gout in women

Study reports significant link between exposure to inorganic dust and gout in women

WFIRM researchers engineer vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration

WFIRM researchers engineer vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration

Researchers identify circulating proteins associated with progression of diabetic kidney disease

Researchers identify circulating proteins associated with progression of diabetic kidney disease

Changes to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis

Changes to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

Living transplant donors also need long-term monitoring to prevent adverse events

Living transplant donors also need long-term monitoring to prevent adverse events

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

Depression symptoms associated with death among patients with HIV infection

Depression symptoms associated with death among patients with HIV infection

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV