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2012-07-27 10:53:54

A kidney transplant is the best treatment for kidney failure, which afflicts 2 million people worldwide.

2012-07-20 12:16:47

Drugs commonly prescribed to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be as strongly effective as once thought, and may cause unexpected harm to blood vessels.

2012-07-19 12:27:06

For children receiving kidney transplants, a potentially correctable blood condition present in about one in four recipients is associated with a moderately increased risk of the graft's later failure, suggesting that clinicians should weigh whether transplant is advisable when the condition is present.

2012-06-28 23:01:09

Draper Laboratory is designing a microdevice that will provide a more biologically realistic growth environment for human kidney cells

2012-06-20 11:15:14

In a study that included nearly 2 millions adults in Canada, the rate of progression to untreated kidney failure was considerably higher among older adults.

2012-06-20 06:21:53

An estimated 26 million American adults suffer with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and according to a new study, many cases are left untreated, especially among the elderly.

2012-06-15 13:15:34

Among patients with moderate to advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), homeless people experience higher rates of premature death and kidney failure, and they use emergency services much more often than impoverished peers with stable housing.

2012-06-11 11:41:23

Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure.

2012-06-02 23:02:02

Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two.


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