Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Housing insecurity may increase risk of kidney disease

New research suggests that housing insecurity—high housing costs or unsafe living conditions that prevent self-care and threaten independence—may have negative effects on kidney health. The findings appear in an upcoming ...

Cardiology

Diagnosing hypertension in children

Results from a new study provide insights on evaluating high blood pressure in children. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic Minute: What is chronic kidney disease?

Chronic kidney disease is the gradual loss of kidney function. Some people, including African Americans, Native Americans and Asian Americans, are at higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease. March is National Kidney ...

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Nephropathy

Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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