Sunday, June 4, 2023


Sea Star Study provides an essential toolkit for organ development

Tube formation is important for understanding genetics and mechanics.

A newly discovered pathway could prevent kidney failure in masses

A new treatment pathway for patients with non-genetic (idiopathic) nephrotic syndrome (INS).

Maintaining heart function in donors declared ‘dead’ could improve access to heart transplantation

Donated hearts could be used for transplantation after death.

Study offers a more effective way to predict kidney cancer’s risk

Genes reveal kidney cancer’s risk of recurrence.

Immune marker suPAR high in patients with heart failure

The ability to predict risk was even greater when combined with traditional measures of cardiac stress.

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...

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