Kidneys & Urinary System
June 16, 2020
Blocking brain signals detected in the kidney could help unlock future treatments for kidney failure, heart disease, and stroke
Scientists have discovered an important cell signalling pathway in the kidney which if stopped, could hold the key to treating chronic kidney disease as well as other deadly conditions, including heart attack and stroke.
June 12, 2020
New work by a leading team of diabetes researchers has discovered how to target a problematic protein to help prevent kidney damage and significantly slow disease progression
May 25, 2020
An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature may enable patients to receive results within 30 minutes instead of the current turnaround time of a week or more.
January 27, 2020
Molecules that coordinate the development of highly specialized blood vessels in the kidney have been identified by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine,
November 19, 2019
among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients.
November 5, 2019
A new database that houses data on kidney cells will help researchers better understand how the organ differs across genders.
September 3, 2019
Each year, over 2 million people visit U.S. emergency departments for suspected renal colic, which typically causes intense flank or abdominal pain due to kidney stones blocking the urinary track
August 15, 2019
New insights into why a faulty gene involved in a devastating form of a kidney condition called nephrotic syndrome leads to disease in some patients have been identified in new Kidney Research UK-funded research led by the University of Bristol