American Society of Nephrology

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is comprised of over 11,000 scientists and physicians dedicated to prevent or treat kidney disease. ASN supports the advancement of kidney research, publishes journals, provides newsletters and hosts symposiums on kidney-related issues. ASN's goal is to further the study of the kidneys and produce experts in the field of nephrology.

Address
1725 I Street, NW Suite 510 Washington, DC 20006
Website
http://www.asn-online.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Society_of_Nephrology

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Many older patients initiating dialysis experience functional decline

A new study published in CJASN found that functional decline within the first 6 months after initiating dialysis was highly prevalent in older adults at 17 centers in Netherlands, and the risk was higher in those with advanced ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Following a healthy plant-based diet may lower kidney disease risk

A new study has uncovered a link between plant-based diets and kidney health. The finding, which appears in an upcoming issue of CJASN, indicates that consuming a diet based on nutrient-rich plants may help protect against ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals new genetic factors linked to kidney stones

Researchers have discovered new genetic factors that likely contribute to the development of kidney stones. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), may ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poor kidney function linked to higher cancer risk

A new study has uncovered a modestly higher cancer risk in individuals with mild to severe chronic kidney disease, driven primarily by skin (non-melanoma) and urogenital cancers. The findings, which appear in an upcoming ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study provides new insights on common post-transplant condition

New research may help clinicians determine which patients with a condition that commonly arises after kidney transplantation are at high risk of transplant failure. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal ...

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