News tagged with nephrologist
Researchers may have found a way to block kidney-destroying inflammation and help damaged kidney cells recover.
Medical research Apr 16, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Severe acute kidney injuries are becoming more common in the United States, rising 10 percent per year and doubling over the last decade, according to a retrospective study at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients with acute kidney injury who see a nephrologist within 90 days of being discharged from a hospital have a 24 per cent lower risk of dying than those who do not see a kidney specialist, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
About 10 percent of kids born with kidney defects have large alterations in their genomes known to be linked with neurodevelopmental delay and mental illness, a new study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers ...
Genetics Nov 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A sudden drop in blood pressure while undergoing dialysis has long vexed many kidney patients. Side effects associated with this situation over the long term range from stroke to seizure to heart damage to death. Patients ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 29, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Nephrology (from Greek νεφρός – nephros, "kidney", combined with the suffix -logy, "the study of") is a branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.
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