Tuesday, July 5, 2022


COVID-19 long-haulers are at an increased risk of developing kidney damage

Attention to kidneys important part of post-COVID-19 care.

Obesity can increase the risk of kidney disease, study

Regardless of where it is deposited in the body, fat increases the risk of kidney disease.

New liquid biopsy method to detect kidney cancers

Around 35 percent of cancers are analyzed simply after they have spread beyond the kidney and are increasingly difficult to treat. Small, early kidney...

Kidney patients are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infections

The COVID-19 pandemic is throwing up unique challenges for health systems. It presents particular challenges for patients who receive regular hemodialysis. These patients with...

Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration

The first computational model that simulates the muscle contractions that move urine from the kidney to the bladder.

Hydration sensor could improve dialysis

Noninvasive device could benefit patients with kidney disease, congestive heart failure, or dehydration.

How does heart failure develop in people with chronic kidney disease?

If you have kidney disease, you are more likely to get heart disease. Heart disease is the most common cause of death among people...

Protecting cell powerhouse could offer better treatment of acute kidney injury

Powerhouses, called mitochondria, which provide fuel for our cells, start to fragment, likely as one of the first steps in the kidney cell damage...

Kidney age, not kidney disease, study

Since 2002, the different stages of CKD have been used by doctors to label reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR) – the rate at which...

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