Dialysis News and Research

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Chronic kidney disease linked to a single gene mutation

Chronic kidney disease linked to a single gene mutation

New guidelines for managing chronic kidney disease in patients living with HIV infection

New guidelines for managing chronic kidney disease in patients living with HIV infection

Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications

Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Role of oxidative stress (OS) in dialysis patients

Role of oxidative stress (OS) in dialysis patients

Kidney transplant can reverse systolic heart failure

Kidney transplant can reverse systolic heart failure

Stent graft outperforms balloon angioplasty

Stent graft outperforms balloon angioplasty

Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications

Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Suitcase-sized machine helps patients undergoing rigorous dialysis for kidney failure

Suitcase-sized machine helps patients undergoing rigorous dialysis for kidney failure

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

Genetic link to kidney damage after heart surgery

Genetic link to kidney damage after heart surgery

Intravenous vitamin D appears to significantly improve the survival of patients on dialysis

Intravenous vitamin D appears to significantly improve the survival of patients on dialysis

Up to 500,000 Americans will develop lupus-related kidney disease

Up to 500,000 Americans will develop lupus-related kidney disease

NIH awards grant to explore causal relationship between epoetin dose and survival of hemodialysis patients

NIH awards grant to explore causal relationship between epoetin dose and survival of hemodialysis patients

People with severe illnesses and disabilities don't wallow in misery and self-pity

People with severe illnesses and disabilities don't wallow in misery and self-pity

Risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants

Risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants

Bioartificial kidney containing billions of donor kidney cells under study at the Medical College of Georgia

Bioartificial kidney containing billions of donor kidney cells under study at the Medical College of Georgia

10 to 20 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease but most don’t know it

10 to 20 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease but most don’t know it

Sit down rounds improve outcomes for kidney dialysis patients

Sit down rounds improve outcomes for kidney dialysis patients