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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Nova Biomedical Launches CE-Marked Nova Max Pro Creatinine/eGFR Meter for Kidney Function Screening

Nova Biomedical Launches CE-Marked Nova Max Pro Creatinine/eGFR Meter for Kidney Function Screening

Higher levels of omega 3 fatty acids in seafood associated with lower risk of chronic kidney disease

Higher levels of omega 3 fatty acids in seafood associated with lower risk of chronic kidney disease

Does COVID-19 pneumonia have a higher mortality rate than other causes of pneumonia?

Does COVID-19 pneumonia have a higher mortality rate than other causes of pneumonia?

Study may help explain how excess weight can contribute to diabetes

Study may help explain how excess weight can contribute to diabetes

Real-world effectiveness of the bivalent vaccine for preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations in non-hospitalized subjects

Real-world effectiveness of the bivalent vaccine for preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations in non-hospitalized subjects

Early intervention key to managing diabetes, cardiorenal, and metabolic diseases

Early intervention key to managing diabetes, cardiorenal, and metabolic diseases

Salk scientists find a system-wide, molecular impact of time-restricted eating in mice

Salk scientists find a system-wide, molecular impact of time-restricted eating in mice

History of COVID-19 increases risk of fatigue and other long COVID symptoms in adults and children

History of COVID-19 increases risk of fatigue and other long COVID symptoms in adults and children

Revised guidelines for diabetes care

Revised guidelines for diabetes care

Common kidney disease could be treated with existing medicines, new study shows

Common kidney disease could be treated with existing medicines, new study shows

The debilitating effects of long-COVID in the U.S.

The debilitating effects of long-COVID in the U.S.

Forxiga (dapagliflozin) approved in Great Britain for symptomatic chronic heat failure across the full spectrum of left ventricular ejection fraction

Forxiga (dapagliflozin) approved in Great Britain for symptomatic chronic heat failure across the full spectrum of left ventricular ejection fraction

Aging influences the diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks in patients over age 75

Aging influences the diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks in patients over age 75

What is the association between renal function and regular coffee consumption?

What is the association between renal function and regular coffee consumption?

Lower frequency of dietary salt associated with reduced risk of heart disease

Lower frequency of dietary salt associated with reduced risk of heart disease

Among US veterans with COVID-19, few used antivirals or monoclonal antibodies

Among US veterans with COVID-19, few used antivirals or monoclonal antibodies

Pancreas transplant more beneficial than other treatments for people with diabetes

Pancreas transplant more beneficial than other treatments for people with diabetes

Metabolomic study of genetic regulation of biochemical individuality

Metabolomic study of genetic regulation of biochemical individuality

Study reveals change in symptoms before and after start of dialysis in older patients with kidney failure

Study reveals change in symptoms before and after start of dialysis in older patients with kidney failure

New urine tests for early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease

New urine tests for early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease