Latest Renal physiology Stories
Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have developed a method of isolating biospecimens that could lead to a less costly, less invasive and more accurate way of diagnosing chronic kidney disease, or CKD.
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.
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., principal investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), is the author of an invited editorial in JAMA.
Contrary to current belief, a new study finds that patients with a history of diabetes are not one of the most at risk for contrast induced nephrotoxicity.
Older patients taking a common cholesterol medication should be cautious of the impact on their kidney health.
Blood and urine markers can indicate which patients with an abrupt kidney injury following heart surgery will experience progressive kidney problems.
Nighttime visits to the bathroom are generally associated with being pregnant or having an enlarged prostate, but the problem can affect youngsters, too.
How does a doctor determine whether or not an emergency-room patient has acute kidney injury?
You kidneys may be a window into your health. In fact, measures of kidney health may predict premature death.
When evaluating early kidney injuries in people, doctors monitor blood level increases of creatinine, a waste product of muscle breakdown, to understand the severity of the injury.
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