Tag : Kidney Failure

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Scientists identify 'modifier gene' that determines severity of inherited kidney disease

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Scientists have developed a new way to understand complex genetic diseases and have identified a gene that modifies the severity of inherited kidney disease, paving...
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Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition commonly encountered in primary health care the world over. However, a new study published in JAMA Network on...
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ARBs Linked to Increased Suicide Risk, Experts Skeptical

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A new study suggests an increased risk for suicide associated with angiotensin receptor blockers compared with ACE inhibitors among older adults, but leading cardiovascular experts...
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Syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found to be greater than general population

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Syphilis rates, like other sexually transmitted disease rates in the United States, are soaring, and the first known study to examine syphilis rates in patients...
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Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

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The number of women with high blood pressure when they become pregnant or who have it diagnosed during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy has...
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Polycystic kidney disease may be preventable

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Kidney failure is a lifelong burden in hundreds of thousands of people who need to be treated either by dialysis or a kidney transplant. Both...
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Artificial intelligence can help accurately predict acute kidney injury in burn patients

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Many burn victims suffer acute kidney injury (AKI), but early recognition of AKI remains challenging. Now an Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML) model developed...
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More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

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Patients with chronic kidney disease, and dialysis patients especially, have a significantly higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality than healthy people. Kidney transplantation is the best...
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Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

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A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and...
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Tiny implantable 'tea bag' senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin

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Children with Type 1 diabetes have only one option to control their blood sugar: insulin treatment. Ravaged by an autoimmune disease that attacks their own...

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