Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is kidney failure a man's disease?

A new analysis of the ERA-EDTA Registry reveals a striking gender difference in the incidence and prevalence of end-stage renal disease. Two thirds of all dialysis patients in Europe are male. It seems beyond hormonal effects ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study identifies sepsis symptoms that lead to death

Using patient records from 210,289 hospital visits between 2013 and 2016, Drexel University researchers have identified the specific symptoms that put patients at the greatest risk of dying from sepsis—and they're not what ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acute kidney injury linked to higher risk of dementia

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is linked with a higher risk of developing dementia, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018 October 23-October 28 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidneys aren't harmed when significantly lowering blood pressure

Using a novel biomarker panel to track and measure kidney function, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California San Francisco School of Medicine report that lowering systolic ...

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