Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Sickle cell disease explained

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to decide by Dec. 8 on a new therapy to treat sickle cell disease using gene editing technology called CRISPR, which stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Albuminuria reduction accounts for much of finerenone effect on CKD

For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and type 2 diabetes, early albuminuria reduction accounts for a large proportion of the treatment effect of finerenone against CKD progression, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Eye scans can provide crucial insights into kidney health, study finds

3D eye scans can reveal vital clues about kidney health that could help to track the progression of disease, research suggests. The advance could revolutionize the monitoring of kidney disease, which often progresses without ...


Lipid-lowering drugs save lives, but use decreasing

Lipid-lowering drugs for primary prevention are associated with a significant survival benefit, but use has decreased over time, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in Circulation.

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

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