Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why do minorities have higher rates of kidney failure?

A new study investigates the reasons behind higher incidences of kidney failure among US minorities. The findings will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October 19-October 25.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals the influence of race correction in kidney disease care

A new study examines whether the "race multiplier" correction factor for Black patients, used when estimating kidney function, may contribute to disparities in care for these patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Black ...

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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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