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Statins appear to improve survival in kidney transplant recipients

Statins appear to improve survival in kidney transplant recipients

Subclinical hypothyroidism common in chronic kidney disease

Subclinical hypothyroidism common in chronic kidney disease

DialysisPPO files provisional patent for dialysis cost containment

DialysisPPO files provisional patent for dialysis cost containment

NYT examines limited options for disabled children who reach age 18

NYT examines limited options for disabled children who reach age 18

Vitamin D linked to reduced mortality rate in chronic kidney disease

Vitamin D linked to reduced mortality rate in chronic kidney disease

Erythropoietin gene linked to severe diabetic eye, kidney diseases

Erythropoietin gene linked to severe diabetic eye, kidney diseases

Kidney disease substantially worsens in a fourth of African Americans despite therapy for hypertension

Kidney disease substantially worsens in a fourth of African Americans despite therapy for hypertension

Tredaptive and Janumet recommended for approval in European Union

Tredaptive and Janumet recommended for approval in European Union

Creatinine increase in elderly means increased renal disease, mortality

Creatinine increase in elderly means increased renal disease, mortality

Malfunctioning kidneys may raise risk of sudden death in women

Malfunctioning kidneys may raise risk of sudden death in women

Chronic sleep disruption can cause heart and kidney disease

Chronic sleep disruption can cause heart and kidney disease

Discovery could lead to much-needed kidney failure treatment

Discovery could lead to much-needed kidney failure treatment

Obesity crisis will shorten the lives of Australian children by four years

Obesity crisis will shorten the lives of Australian children by four years

Simple screening questionnaire for kidney disease outperforms current clinical practice guidelines

Simple screening questionnaire for kidney disease outperforms current clinical practice guidelines

Kidney donor age linked to aortic siffening

Kidney donor age linked to aortic siffening

Scorpion venom may hold key to controlling cystic fibrosis

Scorpion venom may hold key to controlling cystic fibrosis

Seasonal flu levels trigger use of antiviral drugs

Seasonal flu levels trigger use of antiviral drugs

The relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health

The relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health

Anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone lowers cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients with kidney disease

Anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone lowers cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients with kidney disease

Study questions impact of hemoglobin variations on mortality in dialysis patients

Study questions impact of hemoglobin variations on mortality in dialysis patients