Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidney damage diagnosis may be inaccurate for many, suggests study

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have found that, for many patients, an initial diagnosis of "acute kidney injury" may have been inaccurate. Their finding, based on an analysis of patient records, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blood protein predicts poor COVID-19 outcomes

Low levels of the blood protein renalase predict poor outcomes in patients with COVID-19, Yale researchers report. They are planning to ask for expedited approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate ...

Medical research

Using AI to predict acute kidney injury

A team of researchers from DeepMind, the U.S. Veterans Administration and several other institutions in the U.K. and the U.S. has applied artificial intelligence to the problem of detecting acute kidney injury in hospitalized ...

Medical research

Could vitamin B3 treat acute kidney injury?

Acute kidney injury, an often fatal condition without a specific treatment, affects up to 10 percent of all hospitalized adults in the United States and 30-40 percent in low-income countries. The condition causes a build-up ...

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