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.

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Aldosterone may increase risk of kidney failure in patients with chronic kidney disease

Aldosterone may increase risk of kidney failure in patients with chronic kidney disease

CDC identifies bacteria that cause rare melioidosis in domestic environmental samples

CDC identifies bacteria that cause rare melioidosis in domestic environmental samples

Providers charge more in the Medicare Advantage market by being in network, study finds

Providers charge more in the Medicare Advantage market by being in network, study finds

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake

What is the safety of Molnupiravir against SARS-CoV-2 in the elderly?

What is the safety of Molnupiravir against SARS-CoV-2 in the elderly?

Researchers find sex differences in the care of chronic kidney disease

Researchers find sex differences in the care of chronic kidney disease

Lower levels of dietary calcium and potassium predict recurrence of kidney stones

Lower levels of dietary calcium and potassium predict recurrence of kidney stones

Nutritive intervention could be an effective treatment method in maintaining human health

Nutritive intervention could be an effective treatment method in maintaining human health

Study reveals sex differences in detection, monitoring, and management of chronic kidney disease in Sweden

Study reveals sex differences in detection, monitoring, and management of chronic kidney disease in Sweden

Hypertension heightens the risk of hospitalization related to SARS-CoV-2 Omicron infection

Hypertension heightens the risk of hospitalization related to SARS-CoV-2 Omicron infection

Smoking increases risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes in hospitalized patients

Smoking increases risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes in hospitalized patients

Hypertension linked to double the risk of severe COVID-19 despite booster vaccination

Hypertension linked to double the risk of severe COVID-19 despite booster vaccination

Low rate of COVID-19 vaccination among high-risk pregnant women

Low rate of COVID-19 vaccination among high-risk pregnant women

Y chromosome loss in men can lead to deadly heart failure, research shows

Y chromosome loss in men can lead to deadly heart failure, research shows

What is the association between long-term salt usage behavior and risk of premature mortality?

What is the association between long-term salt usage behavior and risk of premature mortality?

Regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease in people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds

Regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease in people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds

Smoking cigarettes while wearing a mask may impair blood vessel function

Smoking cigarettes while wearing a mask may impair blood vessel function

Higher levels of physical activity associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular events in adults with CKD

Higher levels of physical activity associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular events in adults with CKD

Acute scrotal infections among COVID-19 patients significantly associated with disease severity in new study

Acute scrotal infections among COVID-19 patients significantly associated with disease severity in new study

Neighborhood ‘redlining’ may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases

Neighborhood ‘redlining’ may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases