Latest Renal function Stories
If you have an apple-shaped body, then you may be more apt to develop a kidney disease, according to research written in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
The kidneys' response to a particular hormone may affect kidney disease patients' heart health and longevity.
Insulin resistance, or prediabetes, in individuals with kidney disease may be caused by the progressive retention of certain compounds that are normally excreted by the kidneys in healthy individuals.
Two new studies from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium found that the presence of chronic kidney disease itself can be a strong indicator of the risk of death and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) even in patients without hypertension or diabetes.
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