Kidney Disease

Study Identifies Enzymes That Prevent Diabetic Kidney Disease

BOSTON -- (May 13, 2019) -- A new study from Joslin Diabetes Center has proven that certain biological protective factors play a large role in preventing diabetic kidney disease in certain people. The study was published today in Diabetes Care. This...
Related topics: Medical Research, Enzymes, Diabetes

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Medical News Today: Scientists Find Possible Causes For Chronic Kidney Disease 'epidemic'

New research suggests that climate change and environmental toxins may explain the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Mom Of 3 Following Journey Of Toddler With ‘prune Belly’ On Facebook To Donate Her Kidney

Post by Genny Glassman. A stranger has given one family from Fresno, California, the greatest gift of their lives. Kevin and Mandy Perry's son Kaleb was born with a rare disease known as prune belly syndrome, a condition which caused him to need a...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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A Win For Invokana In T2d Patients With Kidney Disease

(MedPage Today) -- CREDENCE trial shows lower risks for kidney failure, cardiovascular events
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology

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Kidney Disease Poses Risks In Lupus

(MedPage Today) -- Chronic kidney disease linked with cardiovascular and renal events, septic shock, and mortality
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Lupus, Cardiology

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Preterm Birth Tied To Elevated Risk For Chronic Kidney Disease

THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 -- Preterm and early preterm birth are associated with an increased risk for development of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published online May 1 in The BMJ. Casey Crump, M.D., from Icahn School of...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Pruritus Significantly Reduces Patients' Quality Of Life In Chronic Kidney Disease

(MedPage Today) -- Under-reported and inadequately treated in non-dialysis patients with CKD
Related topics: Dialysis

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New Novel Circulating Proteins Involved In Progression Of Dkd To Esrd

Seventeen proteins, called the Kidney Risk Inflammatory Signature (KRIS), could allow doctors to determine the risk of progression to end stage renal disease in a patient with diabetic kidney disease.
Related topics: Proteins, Diabetes

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Atrasentan Tied To Lower Risk For Kidney Events In T2dm With Ckd

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- Atrasentan is associated with a reduced risk for renal events in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, according to a study published online April 14 in The Lancet to coincide with the International...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research, The Lancet

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Canagliflozin Seems Effective For Patients With T2dm, Kidney Disease

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- Canagliflozin is associated with a reduced risk for renal and cardiovascular events for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, according to a study published online April 14 in the New England Journal of...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Common Diabetes Drug Invokana (canagliflozin) May Also Shield Kidneys, Heart

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- A common diabetes drug may also greatly reduce the odds for death from kidney failure and heart disease in diabetes patients with kidney disease, a new study finds. The news on Invokana (canagliflozin) is important,...
Related topics: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure, Medical Research

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Itchy Skin Affects The Health And Quality Of Life Of Many Patients With Kidney Disease

New research reveals that pruritus, or itchy skin, affects a substantial percentage of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study also indicates which patients are more likely to experience pruritus, and demonstrates that pruritus may...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Over-the-counter Supplements Present 'substantial Risk' For The Uninformed

When it comes to taking extra doses of vitamins, the risks might outweigh the rewards. A 54-year-old Canadian man found this out firsthand when he discovered he had significant kidney damage — not due to disease, but due to the high doses of...
Related topics: Vitamins, Medical Research

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New Genetic Information Behind Urogenital Track Anomalies

Researchers have developed a new mouse model of congenital anomalies of kidney and urinary tract and disease progression.
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Achillion Meets Enrollment Target In Kidney Disease Studies

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Related topics: Medical Research, Novartis

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Surgeons Perform First Hiv-to-hiv Kidney Transplant

For the first time, a person living with HIV has donated a kidney to a transplant recipient also living with HIV. A team from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore performed the surgery March 25. "A disease that was a death sentence in the 1980s...
Related topics: HIV, Virus

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Lab-grown Blood Vessels Could Be Big Medical Advance

THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 -- Blood vessels created in the lab can successfully turn into "living tissue" in patients on dialysis for advanced kidney disease, a new study suggests. The results come from just 13 patients in an early-phase trial. But...
Related topics: Dialysis, Medical Research

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Can Proteon Therapeutics Come Back From This Chronic Kidney Disease Study?

Proteon Therapeutics shares were absolutely crushed on Thursday after the firm announced results from its late-stage trial in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Related topics: Medical Research

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New Approach Performs Well For Measuring Ckd Quality Of Life

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 -- A new chronic kidney disease (CKD) measure of quality of life (QOL) and a single-score summary for the Kidney Disease Quality of Life-36 (KDQOL-36) are both reliable for assessing patient-reported outcomes and quality of...

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Cancer Risk Modestly Elevated With Chronic Kidney Disease

MONDAY, March 18, 2019 -- Individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a modestly elevated cancer risk, according to a study published online March 14 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Hong Xu, Ph.D., from the...
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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