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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COVID-19: HLA class I genotypes and mortality

COVID-19: HLA class I genotypes and mortality

Investigational drug helped improve heart health in patients with chronic conditions

Investigational drug helped improve heart health in patients with chronic conditions

Novel drug reduces the risk of cardiovascular events for patients with Type 2 diabetes, kidney disease

Novel drug reduces the risk of cardiovascular events for patients with Type 2 diabetes, kidney disease

Clinical trials show SGLT2 inhibitor may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes

Clinical trials show SGLT2 inhibitor may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes

New medication may reduce risk for heart failure-related events in people with chronic heart failure

New medication may reduce risk for heart failure-related events in people with chronic heart failure

Experts publish Consensus Statement on management of osteoporosis in patients with CKD G4–G5D

Experts publish Consensus Statement on management of osteoporosis in patients with CKD G4–G5D

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Skipping breakfast and late dinner may be linked with higher risk of proteinuria

Skipping breakfast and late dinner may be linked with higher risk of proteinuria

Study: Hydroxychloroquine has no effect on abnormal heart rhythm in lupus patients with CKD

Study: Hydroxychloroquine has no effect on abnormal heart rhythm in lupus patients with CKD

Researchers develop a unique method of identifying early signs of acute kidney injury

Researchers develop a unique method of identifying early signs of acute kidney injury

Researchers identify molecular processes in kidney cells that attract and feed COVID-19

Researchers identify molecular processes in kidney cells that attract and feed COVID-19

High-impact clinical trial results could improve kidney-related medical care

High-impact clinical trial results could improve kidney-related medical care

Investigational drug offers benefits for patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes

Investigational drug offers benefits for patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes

Aspirin use associated with reduced mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Aspirin use associated with reduced mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

Common kidney tests can help estimate risk of cardiovascular disease

Common kidney tests can help estimate risk of cardiovascular disease

AncestryDNA modeling study of 500,000 Americans sheds light on COVID-19 risk factors

AncestryDNA modeling study of 500,000 Americans sheds light on COVID-19 risk factors

Analysis of existing comorbidities and COVID-19 mortality

Analysis of existing comorbidities and COVID-19 mortality

Certain pre-existing conditions may highly increase a patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Certain pre-existing conditions may highly increase a patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Pre-existing conditions can increase patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Pre-existing conditions can increase patient's risk of dying from COVID-19