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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Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation

Integrin/TGF-β1 inhibitors highly effective in attenuating COVID-19 severity

Integrin/TGF-β1 inhibitors highly effective in attenuating COVID-19 severity

Empire Discovery Institute collaborates with Novo Nordisk to launch new drug discovery initiative

Empire Discovery Institute collaborates with Novo Nordisk to launch new drug discovery initiative

Israeli study confirms drop in BNT162b2 efficacy after six months

Israeli study confirms drop in BNT162b2 efficacy after six months

Double-dose mRNA COVID vaccines effective among dialysis patients

Double-dose mRNA COVID vaccines effective among dialysis patients

Do reactive oxygen species play a role in fighting COVID-19?

Do reactive oxygen species play a role in fighting COVID-19?

Scientists publish the most extensive description to date of WAGR syndrome

Scientists publish the most extensive description to date of WAGR syndrome

New oral pill for COVID-19 home treatment

New oral pill for COVID-19 home treatment

COVID-19 patients with abrupt kidney function decline more likely to die during hospitalization

COVID-19 patients with abrupt kidney function decline more likely to die during hospitalization

Regular aerobic exercise during midlife may prevent age-related chronic diseases

Regular aerobic exercise during midlife may prevent age-related chronic diseases

High-dose intravenous iron reduces heart attacks in hemodialysis patients

High-dose intravenous iron reduces heart attacks in hemodialysis patients

Hospitalization trends and associated factors for COVID in 2.3 million adults in England

Hospitalization trends and associated factors for COVID in 2.3 million adults in England

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

SARS-CoV-2 can directly invade human kidney cells, research shows

SARS-CoV-2 can directly invade human kidney cells, research shows

Two genetic risk variants in Black individuals may exacerbate sepsis and COVID-19 severity

Two genetic risk variants in Black individuals may exacerbate sepsis and COVID-19 severity

Valve replacement surgery may be beneficial for patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis

Valve replacement surgery may be beneficial for patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis

Effectiveness of sotrovimab demonstrated in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19

Effectiveness of sotrovimab demonstrated in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19

Researchers link elevated levels of galectin-1 with increased risk of type 2 diabetes

Researchers link elevated levels of galectin-1 with increased risk of type 2 diabetes