Calciphylaxis was 75% less likely to develop in patients who received the drug rather than placebo.
Researchers in the Netherlands report results from an autopsy study of diabetic nephropathy patients.
Aspirin and clonidine increased the risk of major bleeding and clinically important hypotension in acute kidney injury (AKI).
Tight blood pressure control slows the rate of increase in total kidney volume and reduces left ventricular index.
Periodontal disease is associated with a significant 4.2-fold greater incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
In a study of 3.3 million veterans, administration of niacin B vitamin was associated with less rapid decline in eGFR.
The condition appears to be associated with high hospitalization and death rates, researchers reported.
No link between overweight and the birth of babies with congenital abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tract.
Systolic blood pressure measurements differ from office mercury sphygmomanometer by more than 5 mm Hg in 30% of readings.