Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

eGFR variability linked to all-cause mortality risk

(HealthDay)—Among people with hypertension who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), greater estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) variability is independently associated with all-cause mortality, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Air pollution linked to higher rates of kidney disease

New research indicates that people may face a higher risk of developing kidney disease if they live in areas with elevated air pollution. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of JASN.

Radiology & Imaging

Novel MRI contrast agent sidesteps toxic effects of current products

Adding a contrast-enhancing agent to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) significantly improves image quality and allows radiologists who interpret MRI scans to pick up subtle anatomic details and abnormalities that might otherwise ...

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