Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prevent diabetic kidney function deterioration

Since the progress of diabetic kidney disease is difficult to slow, many patients have to undergo dialysis or kidney transplantation. However, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have managed to prevent diabetic kidney function ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidney disease in plantation workers

Poor working conditions in a hot climate with regular dehydration and mineral deficiency is probably what causes the chronic kidney disease Mesoamerican nephropathy in Central American and Mexican agricultural workers, researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global effort to standardize diagnosis of kidney disease

Kidney disease is a major health concern worldwide. It's estimated that 1 in 3 American adults are at risk of developing kidney disease, and 26 million adults already have kidney disease. Many are undiagnosed. Because kidney ...

Surgery

Protein-based urine test predicts kidney transplant outcomes

Levels of a protein in the urine of kidney transplant recipients can distinguish those at low risk of developing kidney injury from those at high risk, a study suggests. The results also suggest that low levels of this protein, ...

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