Women face unique challenges to their kidney health, including during pregnancy, according to a new report.
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Increased inter-arm difference in systolic blood pressure independently predicts development of chronic kidney disease in the general population, a new study suggests.
The increased risk of chronic kidney disease is more pronounced among women who undergo the procedure at age 45 years or younger.
Researchers report a significant 41% decreased mortality risk among patients with advanced CKD who used statins compared with those who did not.
Low eGFR and worsening renal function are independently associated with a nearly 3-fold increased mortality risk among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Researchers find that physicians prescribe much longer courses of PPI therapy to patients with vs without CKD, despite the potential nephrotoxic effects.
Among individuals with chronic kidney disease, those in the top quartile of daily caffeine consumption had a 25% lower risk of death vs those in the bottom quartile.
Japanese post-marketing study identified no new safety concerns among patients with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease treated with darbepoetin alfa and followed up for 3 years.
In a Spanish study, endoscopic evaluation of patients with CKD and anemia revealed that 68.2% of patients had at least 1 gastrointestinal lesion.
New study reveals a type 2 diabetes incidence rate of 17.81 cases per 1000 person-years, a rate much higher than in the general population.
Study of patients with CKD stage 3 and asymptomatic hyperuricemia showed that febuoxostat ameliorated the annual decline in eGFR vs placebo in those without proteinuria.
Low serum sodium chloride concentrations are associated with an increased risk of renal function decline events, especially among patients with CKD stage G4 and anemic patients.
Concerns about nutritional deficiency in CKD patients are unfounded, and plant-based diets may actually be good for them, the authors of a new report contend.
A new study found that 24-hour urine phosphorus is inversely related to whole-body retention, but is not related to net intestinal absorption.
In a study, percutaneous coronary intervention was associated with a 72% decreased risk of acute renal failure compared with coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Obese or overweight individuals have significantly lower levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D than normal-weight individuals at any level of kidney function, a study found.
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