Kidney Disease

Stereotactic radiation highly effective for kidney cancer

Kidney cancer patients may soon have more treatment choices that provide a higher quality of life, thanks to research completed by physician scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Their recent study showed that treating ...

May 02, 2017
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Trigger for autoimmune disease identified

Researchers at National Jewish Health have identified a trigger for autoimmune diseases such as lupus, Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis. The findings, published in the April 2017 issue of Journal of Clinical Investigation, ...

May 11, 2017
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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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