kidney

February 8, 2021

Nephrology researcher "Beno" Freedman explores why, in about 25% of hospitalized patients, the virus damages the kidneys' filtering function.

July 8, 2019

Study indicates many are overly optimistic about, or not aware of, their likely prognosis – which may contribute to more aggressive end-of-life care.

April 1, 2019

It's a common procedure to remove kidney stones and temporarily place a stent in the ureter to ensure that another blockage doesnn't occur while the body is healing.

October 23, 2018

By clustering patients based on blood levels of select biomarkers, researchers learned who is likelier to benefit from a specific therapy.

October 4, 2018

Study involved 2,548 people; those who had highest levels of marker at outset were likelier to develop kidney problems.

April 30, 2018

Late referrals to hospice drive up end-of-life costs and limit benefits for patients.

December 18, 2017

A lab takes human stem cells and helps them develop into kidney structures, which can be tested for response to therapeutics that might subsequently help people manage chronic kidney diseases.

October 26, 2017

Goal is to develop personalized therapies for tens of millions of people with the two most common kidney diseases.

The two women, Laurie Boatsman and Janis Dougan, wanted dearly to give kidneys to their loved ones, but they didn't match as donors.

Textbook diagrams of cells show a cursory membrane, nucleus and mitochondria. They have never adequately conveyed cells' variation and complexity.

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