Kidney Disease

Global Warming Causes Kidney Disease, Especially In Women, Children

Brazil is an ideal country in which to examine the health effects of climate change, and a new Brazilian study finds that females and children 0-4 years are among the most affected. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Global Warming, Medical Research

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The State Of Video-based Telemedicine For Kidney Disease Care

* Video-based telemedicine is used to facilitate care across all stages of chronic kidney disease. * Video-based telemedicine has evolved in recent years to be less reliant on specialized equipment and has allowed patients to receive kidney care in...
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Vertex (vrtx) Up On Kidney Disease Drug's Success In Phase Ii

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated VRTX announced positive data from a phase II study evaluating VX-147, its oral small molecule medicine for treating APOL1-mediated focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a severe kidney disorder.Data from the...
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Belzutifan Induced Strong Responses In Patients With Von Hippel-lindau Disease-associated Kidney...

Results from a Phase II trial led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that treatment with belzutifan, a small-molecule inhibitor of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-2a, achieved strong clinical activity in...
Related topics: Kidney Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials, Medical Research

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At What Price Will Newer Anti-diabetes Drugs Be Cost Effective?

In low- to middle-income countries, SGLT2 inhibitors could reduce diabetes complications at lower but feasible prices; they are cost effective at current prices in people with heart or kidney disease. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease

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University Of Maryland Medicine To Eliminate Race From Kidney Function Estimates

University of Maryland Medicine will end use of a long-standing clinical standard that factors a patient's race into the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease. The change could increase access to specialty care including transplant for thousands of...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Chronic Kidney Disease Is Curable If Detected Early - Chula's User-friendly Ckd Screening Strips...

A Chula research team has developed a screening strip kit to detect the early stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) that's easy to use, yields quick results, increasing the chance of being cured for patients, and helping to cut over 10 billion baht...
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Chronic Kidney Disease Is Curable If Detected Early - Chula's User-friendly Ckd Screening Strips...

A Chula research team has developed a screening strip kit to detect the early stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) that's easy to use, yields quick results, increasing the chance of being cured for patients, and helping to cut over 10 billion baht...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Nationwide Study On Dialysis Patients' Susceptibility To Covid-19

The results improve understanding of COVID-19 and complications in a high-risk population of patients with end-stage kidney disease receiving dialysis and reveal those in nursing homes are at highest risk. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research, Dialysis, Nursing

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Low-cost Medicine Effective In Treating High Blood Pressure For Some

Medical researchers found that chlorthalidone was effective in lowering blood pressure in individuals with advanced kidney disease.
Related topics: Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Medical Research

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Allopurinol Proves Noninferior To Febuxostat For Gout Relief

A randomized, treat-to-target trial showed that the two urate-lowering therapies were comparably effective and safe at doses titrated to target, even among people with stage 3 chronic kidney disease. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Gout

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$6.5m Grant Awarded To Develop Treatment For Alcoholic Liver Disease-associated Kidney Dysfunction

The Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and MitoPower LLC were awarded an Small Business Innovation Research grant of $6.5 million from the NIH's National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to develop...
Related topics: Liver Disease, Virus, Virology, Medical Research, Alcohol, Alcoholism

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Injectable Ph1 Therapy Also Effective In Advanced Ckd

(MedPage Today) -- Lumasiran (Oxlumo) was both safe and effective in patients with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) and advanced kidney disease, according to the phase III ILLUMINATE-C trial. In the small, single-arm trial of 21 patients with...

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Sglt2 Inhibitors May Have Kidney- And Heart-protective Effects In Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

* Taking sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors was linked with lower risks of developing cardiovascular disease and kidney failure among patients with type 1 diabetes when using prediction models called the Steno Type 1 Risk Engines. * Results...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Cardiology

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Oral Daprodustat Safely Improves Anemia In Chronic Kidney Disease

Pivotal results from the third agent in a novel drug class showed noninferiority to ESAs for boosting hemoglobin and for most safety measures in patients with CKD regardless of their dialysis status. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Anemia, Dialysis

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Bood Metabolites Associated With Coffee Consumption May Affect Kidney Disease Risk

Researchers have identified several metabolites in the blood whose levels are altered by coffee consumption. Levels of 3 of these coffee-related metabolites were significantly associated with individuals' risk of developing chronic kidney disease.
Related topics: Medical Research

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New Insights Into Kidney Disease With Tropical Frog Models

Using cutting-edge genetic engineering, researchers have developed a model to study hereditary kidney disease with the help of tropical frogs. The method allows them to collect large amounts of data on anomalies, which can then be analyzed using...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Equation Predicts Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Based On Readily Available Information

* Investigators found that the Kidney Disease Risk Equation can predict a patient's likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease, based on readily available information. * Results from the study will be presented online at ASN Kidney Week 2021...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Air Pollution Linked To Heart Scarring In Adults With Hypertension And Kidney Disease

* Among adults with hypertension, air pollution exposure was not linked with blood levels of Galectin 3, a marker of scarring in the heart; however, in adults who also had chronic kidney disease, air pollution exposure was associated with rising...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension

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Chronic Kidney Disease May Be Over-diagnosed In Elderly

Many men and women with “failing kidneys” may not have anything more than a normal age-related decline in kidney function.

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