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Several breeds of dog in England killed by mysterious kidney disease

At least 30 dogs in England have been killed in less than 18 months by an unknown disease which causes skin lesions and kidney failure, reveals research published in Veterinary Record.  
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over 5 years ago
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DNA abnormalities found in children with chronic kidney disease

Routine genetic screening of children with CKD could lead to earlier, more precise diagnosesA significant proportion of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have...  
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over 5 years ago
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HIV patients experience better kidney transplant outcomes than Hepatitis C patients

Findings illustrate need to effectively treat Hepatitis C to ensure better transplant outcomesHIV (human immunodeficiency virus)-positive kidney transplant patients...  
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over 5 years ago
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A risk score for chronic kidney disease can inform choice of HIV medications

Both traditional and HIV-related risk factors can predict the likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.  
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over 5 years ago
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Study uncovers predictors of chronic kidney disease worsening in children and adolescents

Modifiable risk factors for kidney failure lay foundation for intervention and improved outcomesStudy results published in the National Kidney Foundation's American...  
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over 5 years ago
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Multidrug, multitarget regimen results in higher remission rates for lupus nephritis patients

A multidrug, multitarget regimen proves superior to intravenous cyclophosphamide (IVCY) as induction therapy for lupus nephritis (LN), according to a randomized, controlled trial being...  
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over 5 years ago
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Invasive kidney biopsy for lupus patients may be replaced by math model

Mathematics might be able to reduce the need for invasive biopsies in patients suffering kidney damage related to the autoimmune disease lupus.  
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over 5 years ago
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First 3D bioprinted kidney tissue to help address 'silent diseases'

Organovo Holdings, Inc., a three-dimensional biology company focused on delivering breakthrough 3D bioprinting technology, presented data on the company's in vitro three-dimensional kidney...  
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over 5 years ago
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How rocket science may improve kidney dialysis

Software from the aerospace industry has allowed an interdisciplinary team of UK researchers to design Arterio-Venous Fistulae with better, less unnatural flow...  
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over 5 years ago
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'Preventable acute kidney injury deaths could end by 2025'

Experts call for an end to preventable acute kidney injury deaths within the next 10 years, while another study suggests that kidney failure is being undertreated worldwide.  
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over 5 years ago
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Lycopene may ward off kidney cancer in older women

A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney...  
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over 5 years ago
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Physicians pioneer the use of stereotactic body radiation for deadly kidney cancer complication

UT Southwestern Medical Center Kidney Cancer Program investigators have published what is believed to be the first reported successful use of stereotactic body radiation therapy for an often...  
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over 5 years ago
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Protecting heart surgery patients' kidney health with high-dose statin

Acute kidney injury often arises after major surgery because the kidneys can be deprived of normal blood flow during the procedure.  
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over 5 years ago
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What to do with kidneys from older deceased donors?

A new study highlights the best way to use kidneys from older deceased donors, providing the most benefits to patients and addressing the worsening organ shortage.  
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over 5 years ago
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Rapid testing for gene variants in kidney donors may optimize transplant outcomes

Kidney transplantation outcomes from deceased African-American donors may improve through rapid testing for apolipoprotein L1 gene (APOL1) renal risk variants at the time of organ recovery...  
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over 5 years ago
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Study reports excellent outcomes among HIV+ kidney transplant recipients

Co-infection with hepatitis C virus lowers kidney and patient survival rates, howeverHighlights Compared with uninfected (HIV-/HCV-) kidney...  
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over 5 years ago
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Injured kidneys may be more viable for transplant than previously thought

A Yale University study finds that it may be worth considering kidneys with acute injuries from deceased donors to fill the growing need for organ transplants.  
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over 5 years ago
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New high-throughput screening method may uncover novel treatments for kidney disease

Assay screens for agents that specifically protect the cells important for blood filtrationHighlights Researchers have developed a system that could...  
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Oral drug normalizes blood potassium in 98 percent of kidney patients

High potassium increases risk of fatal cardiac arrhythmiasPatients with chronic kidney disease may be treated with a class of medications called Renin Angiotensin...  
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More water = less kidney stones

Staying well hydrated is an effective way to reduce your chances of forming kidney stones, according to new research presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings.  
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over 5 years ago