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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Renalytix AI and University of Utah announce partnership to improve kidney health

Renalytix AI and University of Utah announce partnership to improve kidney health

New guidelines aim to help reduce blood pressure for chronic kidney disease patients

New guidelines aim to help reduce blood pressure for chronic kidney disease patients

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

Researchers identify key genetic changes in interstitial kidney tissue of people with diabetes

Researchers identify key genetic changes in interstitial kidney tissue of people with diabetes

Researchers find higher odds of hospital readmission after endovascular aneurysm repair

Researchers find higher odds of hospital readmission after endovascular aneurysm repair

Greater muscle strength associated with lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization

Greater muscle strength associated with lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization

Prevalence of underlying medical conditions related to severe COVID-19 is higher among cancer survivors

Prevalence of underlying medical conditions related to severe COVID-19 is higher among cancer survivors

Urinary shedding of spike protein in COVID-19 patients

Urinary shedding of spike protein in COVID-19 patients

Study shows promising outcomes of new mitral valve replacement procedure in high-risk patients

Study shows promising outcomes of new mitral valve replacement procedure in high-risk patients

New York Tech researchers receive NIH grant to improve the understanding of atherosclerosis

New York Tech researchers receive NIH grant to improve the understanding of atherosclerosis

Physical exercise helps improve mobility, increase quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease

Physical exercise helps improve mobility, increase quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease

Does hypertension always lead to severe COVID-19?

Does hypertension always lead to severe COVID-19?

COVID-19, influenza and suicide are responsible for deaths of ICE detainees

COVID-19, influenza and suicide are responsible for deaths of ICE detainees

Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

UH researcher working to identify potential new therapeutic targets for kidney disease

UH researcher working to identify potential new therapeutic targets for kidney disease

Researchers receive $5.1 million to expand clinical trial of drug to prevent ARDS in COVID-19 patients

Researchers receive $5.1 million to expand clinical trial of drug to prevent ARDS in COVID-19 patients

Biological imbalance found to be the link between gum and kidney disease

Biological imbalance found to be the link between gum and kidney disease

Middle-aged adults with comorbidities high-risk category for COVID-19-related mortality in Mexican study

Middle-aged adults with comorbidities high-risk category for COVID-19-related mortality in Mexican study

Stopping RAS inhibitors linked to risk of adverse outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease

Stopping RAS inhibitors linked to risk of adverse outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease

Phase 3 trial of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins enrolling volunteers

Phase 3 trial of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins enrolling volunteers