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Genetics May Determine Who Benefits from Broccoli’s Effects on Kidney Health

• Deletion of the gene that codes for an enzyme called GSTM1 increased kidney injury in mice with hypertension and kidney disease, but supplementing the diet with broccoli powder lessened kidney injury in the genetically altered mice. • In...
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Wearable and Implantable Devices May Transform Care for Patients with Kidney Failure

• Wearable and implantable devices may allow for intensive self-care for patients with kidney failure outside of the clinic. • Additional research must focus on technological improvements to bring such ambulatory devices to patients as...
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Combined Tests Can Predict Kidney Injury Risk in Critically Ill Children

• Combining the Renal Angina Index and measurement of urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin can improve predictions of severe acute kidney injury in critically ill children. • Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney...
5-Nov-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ASN Announces Inaugural Midcareer Award Winners

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is pleased to announce the winners of the new Midcareer Awards, which recognize nephrologists who have distinguished themselves in five key areas of accomplishment early in their careers.
5-Nov-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hospitalization Rates among Patients on Dialysis Are Higher in Communities with More Black Residents

• Patients receiving hemodialysis at facilities located in residential areas with a high percentage of Black residents have a higher rate of hospitalization. • Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2019 November...
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Analysis Uncovers Rising Rates of Kidney Injury in Women Who Are Hospitalized During Pregnancy

• Rates of kidney injury in women who are hospitalized during pregnancy are on the rise, especially in women with diabetes. • Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2019 November 5–November 10 at the Walter E. Washington...
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Anupam Agarwal to Become Next President of the American Society of Nephrology

Dr. Agarwal will lead an organization of more than 20,000 health professionals from 131 countries dedicated to leading the fight against kidney diseases.
9-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Society of Nephrology Honors Leaders in the Fight Against Kidney Diseases

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) will honor leaders in the fight against kidney disease during ASN Kidney Week 2019, the society’s annual meeting, held November 5–10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
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