Investigators are dejected that the large study did not support treating this patient population with a familiar, inexpensive drug.
Vitamin D and fish oil don’t prevent loss of kidney function in adults with type 2 diabetes, a clinical study shows.
Kidneys-on-a-chip that rocketed to the International Space Station in May returned via a Pacific Ocean splashdown June 3 in the same Dragon capsule. The devices, part of Tissue Chips in Space, are now back in Seattle.
UW center submitted 2 of 16 concepts chosen as finalists; focus is relief for kidney-failure patients.
A UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine research project is being sent into space with the hope that the tests will provide answers to how the kidney is injured and how it can be repaired.
The journal STEM CELL honored Benjamin Freedman for his work using stem cells and CRISPR to model kidney disease
Patients have treatment options that clinicians should employ, says the study’s lead author.
Study findings indicate unmet palliative-care needs among subset of end-stage kidney-disease patients.
Study involved 2,548 people; those who had highest levels of marker at outset were likelier to develop kidney problems.
In small anecdotal study, patients describe feeling isolated, abandoned, distrustful and self-critical.