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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New concise recommendations for managing osteoporosis in patients with chronic kidney disease

New concise recommendations for managing osteoporosis in patients with chronic kidney disease

COVID-19 vaccine allocation based on health, socioeconomic factors may help minimize deaths

COVID-19 vaccine allocation based on health, socioeconomic factors may help minimize deaths

Stroke treatment can have dire consequences when kidney function is low

Stroke treatment can have dire consequences when kidney function is low

UCLA professor honored for contributions to the field of hematology

UCLA professor honored for contributions to the field of hematology

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

New guidance provides valuable direction in the clinical use of HR-pQCT imaging

New guidance provides valuable direction in the clinical use of HR-pQCT imaging

Study may provide the basis to develop new therapies for urinary tract infections, kidney stones

Study may provide the basis to develop new therapies for urinary tract infections, kidney stones

Study reveals risk factors associated with COVID-19 outcomes for people with IDD

Study reveals risk factors associated with COVID-19 outcomes for people with IDD

High proportion of people with diabetes have chronic kidney disease, research reveals

High proportion of people with diabetes have chronic kidney disease, research reveals

Research suggests low platelet counts may be associated with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Research suggests low platelet counts may be associated with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

Study reveals mechanisms by which SGLT2 inhibitors produce renoprotective effect

Study reveals mechanisms by which SGLT2 inhibitors produce renoprotective effect

Link between SARS-CoV-2 organotropism and kidney injury

Link between SARS-CoV-2 organotropism and kidney injury

Addressing climate change for better kidney health

Addressing climate change for better kidney health

Study reports safety, efficacy of targeted treatment for IgA nephropathy

Study reports safety, efficacy of targeted treatment for IgA nephropathy

Oral antidiabetic medication provides kidney protection in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Oral antidiabetic medication provides kidney protection in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

Study finds molecular pathway that can explain how chronic kidney disease induces heart failure

Study finds molecular pathway that can explain how chronic kidney disease induces heart failure

Long COVID patients at higher risk of small airway disease

Long COVID patients at higher risk of small airway disease

Can depression increase the likelihood of rapid kidney function decline?

Can depression increase the likelihood of rapid kidney function decline?