Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health condition that involves reduced function of the kidneys. There are various causes of reduced kidney function and the severity of the condition can vary greatly.
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health condition that involves reduced function of the kidneys. There are various causes of reduced kidney function and the severity of the condition can vary greatly.

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Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

Common kidney tests can help estimate risk of cardiovascular disease

Common kidney tests can help estimate risk of cardiovascular disease

AncestryDNA modeling study of 500,000 Americans sheds light on COVID-19 risk factors

AncestryDNA modeling study of 500,000 Americans sheds light on COVID-19 risk factors

Analysis of existing comorbidities and COVID-19 mortality

Analysis of existing comorbidities and COVID-19 mortality

Certain pre-existing conditions may highly increase a patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Certain pre-existing conditions may highly increase a patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Pre-existing conditions can increase patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Pre-existing conditions can increase patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Study fails to establish independent risk factors for SARS-COV-2 infection in HIV patients

Study fails to establish independent risk factors for SARS-COV-2 infection in HIV patients

Study unravels how lysosomal damage response pathways prevent kidney injury

Study unravels how lysosomal damage response pathways prevent kidney injury

Study finds new treatment approach for patients with salt sensitive hypertension

Study finds new treatment approach for patients with salt sensitive hypertension

Newer Type 2 diabetes medications could reduce kidney, heart disease risks

Newer Type 2 diabetes medications could reduce kidney, heart disease risks

Special formulation of inhaled niclosamide may be effective against SARS-CoV-2

Special formulation of inhaled niclosamide may be effective against SARS-CoV-2

Shorter time from COVID-19 symptom onset to hospitalization linked to disease severity, death

Shorter time from COVID-19 symptom onset to hospitalization linked to disease severity, death

Study examines the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on health care disparities

Study examines the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on health care disparities

Diabetes leads to drastic reduction in the kidney's potential to clean itself

Diabetes leads to drastic reduction in the kidney's potential to clean itself

Phosphate binder drug does not reduce heart disease risk in people with chronic kidney disease

Phosphate binder drug does not reduce heart disease risk in people with chronic kidney disease

Why Black aging matters, too

Why Black aging matters, too

Active lifestyle choices can lower the risk of chronic kidney disease

Active lifestyle choices can lower the risk of chronic kidney disease

Majority of U.S. COVID-19 fatalities had underlying medical conditions

Majority of U.S. COVID-19 fatalities had underlying medical conditions

SGLT2 inhibitors can slow CKD progression

SGLT2 inhibitors can slow CKD progression

DAPA-CKD trial shows dapagliflozin reduces risk of chronic kidney disease

DAPA-CKD trial shows dapagliflozin reduces risk of chronic kidney disease