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Latest renal failure Stories

2012-03-05 06:12:42

Weight-loss surgery is now proving to be safe for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who are obese.

2012-03-02 12:31:07

Blood and urine markers can indicate which patients with an abrupt kidney injury following heart surgery will experience progressive kidney problems.

2012-03-02 12:29:48

Weight-loss surgery is safe for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who are obese.

2012-02-17 11:03:43

Laboratory-based treatment reminders meant to improve physicians' prescribing habits for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be effective.

2012-02-17 11:02:20

Being educated about your health and your treatment options is a good thing.

2012-02-02 23:15:19

An upward revision of the blood pressure numbers used to identify risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) might actually help doctors provide better care for their patients.

2012-01-20 10:44:03

Levels of certain blood proteins indicate which diabetes patients will likely develop life-threatening kidney problems in the future.

2012-01-20 10:42:41

Bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract causes serious health problems—and even early deaths—for many patients with kidney failure.

2012-01-20 10:41:09

Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified two novel markers that, when elevated in the blood stream, can predict accurately the risk of renal (kidney) failure in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.


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