Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A healthy diet may help prevent kidney disease

Maintaining a healthy diet may help prevent kidney disease, according to an analysis of published studies. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A promising treatment for an incurable, deadly kidney disease

A potential treatment for polycystic kidney disease—a genetic disorder that causes the kidneys to swell with multiple cysts and can eventually lead to organ failure—has shown promising results in animal testing.

Medical research

How salt increases blood pressure

Salt-sensitive hypertension affects about half of people with high blood pressure, but the precise mechanism of how dietary salt contributes to blood pressure elevation, kidney injury and cardiovascular disease remains unclear.

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