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Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers

Kidney failure later in life can be predicted based on measurements taken in adolescence, according to a study by Swedish researchers at ...

Light shed on genetic architecture of kidney cancer

Research reveals link between renal cell carcinoma and exposure to aristolochic acid ...

Genetic link to kidney stones identified

A new breakthrough could help kidney stone sufferers get an exact diagnosis and specific treatment after genetic links to the condition were identified. ... Full story

Decision aid for kidney patients

A Keele University researcher has helped develop a kidney dialysis decision aid, which enables patients with decreasing kidney function to better assess the right treatment for them. ... Full story

New support method improves health of kidney disease patients

A healthcare intervention developed by researchers at the University of Manchester and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester has been shown to have significant health benefits for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). ... Full story

Study Finds Tummy Tuck Improves Stress Urinary Incontinence

Symptoms Were Alleviated in Patients Who Hadn’t Undergone Cesarean Section Before ... Full story

‘Dialy-size’ to better health

New exercise program helps dialysis patients take control of their health. ... Full story

Surprising Link Found between Kidney Disease and Gut Inflammation

A puzzling form of kidney disease—IgA nephropathy—appears to spring from the intestine, says a new study by CUMC researchers Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD; Ali Gharavi, MD; and colleagues that combed the genome for clues to the disease. ... Full story

Predictor of Tissue Injury in Kidney Transplant Recipients Possibly Found

UCSF and Rush University Medical Center Researchers Uncover Potential Blood Test for Disorder that Can Accelerate Organ Failure ... Full story

Biochemists solve ‘address problem’ in cells that leads to lethal kidney disease

UCLA researchers discover that rare disorder is caused when enzyme goes to the wrong location in cell ... Full story

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