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Foundation For Feline Renal Research, the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation dedicated exclusively to the understanding and treatment of feline kidney disease, is pleased to announce a $20,000.
Elevated blood levels of calcium and phosphorus are linked with an increased risk of premature death in kidney disease patients on dialysis, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the...
In patients with small renal tumors confined to the kidneys, close, active monitoring, as opposed to immediate surgery, is associated with low rates of tumor growth or death, according to a study by...
Once daily treatment option made available for up to one million adult Britons with type 2 diabetes and moderate chronic kidney disease
A once daily injection has been approved for adults with type 2 diabetes and moderate renal impairment (stage 3 chronic kidney disease) in the UK.
Acute kidney injury often arises after major surgery because the kidneys can be deprived of normal blood flow during the procedure. The use of contrast media, or dyes, can contribute to this problem.
Researchers are closer to understanding why babies born with smaller kidneys have a high risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
In general, patients with End Stage Renal Disease are dialyzed 3 times per week for about four hours each time.
Cancer diagnosis and treatment decisions are often hampered by a lack of knowledge of the biological processes occurring within the tumor.
Patients with advanced CKD have to choose between two treatment options: dialysis or kidney transplantation. A new study finds a behavioral model could help them decide.
High levels of two novel urinary biomarkers early in critical illness are associated with adverse long-term outcomes in patients with acute kidney injury (AKI), according to an international...
Research published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine concludes that patients admitted to hospital from care homes are commonly dehydrated on admission and consequently appear to...
Scientists have developed the first ultra-thin, flexible device that sticks to skin like a rub-on tattoo and can detect a person's glucose levels.
Hospital and dialysis facility disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy led to increased emergency department visits, hospitalizations and a rise in the death rate of kidney patients.
New research provides insights into the ties between certain genetic variants and kidney disease in African Americans.
No suitable data presented; drug not dosed in compliance with approval in the studiesSucroferric oxyhydroxide (trade name Velphoro) has been approved since August 2014 for adults with chronic...
Patients with a kidney disease called focal segmental glomerulosclerosis who have variants in the APOL1 gene may be at a more advanced disease stage at diagnosis, a study finds.
In chronic kidney disease, BH4 has positive effects on sympathetic nerve activity, arterial stiffness
People with chronic kidney disease often have an overactivation of the sympathetic nervous system, which contributes to increased risk for cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.
Researchers publishing in the journal Cell Metabolism have discovered that a drug FDA-approved to treat overactive bladder may boost brown fat's metabolic powers, making it a promising candidate for...
A University of Manchester scientist has discovered that very small changes in the level of acidity in blood may have a detrimental impact on the health of patients with kidney disease.
On Christmas Eve, 2002, Bryce Faber was diagnosed with a deadly cancer called neuroblastoma.