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Study reveals impact of acute kidney injury on physical and emotional health

• Survey results indicate that acute kidney injury (AKI) has significant impacts on individuals’ physical and emotional health, as well as on their work and family life. • Only about half of respondents rated medical team communication about...
6-Dec-2021 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

The state of video-based telemedicine for kidney disease care

• Video-based telemedicine is used to facilitate care across all stages of chronic kidney disease. • Video-based telemedicine has evolved in recent years to be less reliant on specialized equipment and has allowed patients to receive kidney...
2-Dec-2021 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study examines immune responses in patients with kidney failure after receiving different COVID-19 vaccines

Individuals with kidney failure who were on dialysis had an incomplete and delayed antibody response and a blunted cellular immune response following COVID-19 vaccination, compared with people with normal kidney function.
22-Nov-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Immune system–related differences may explain higher COVID-19 deaths among patients on dialysis and kidney transplant recipients

• People who are on dialysis or who have undergone kidney transplantation have immune system–related differences compared with people with normal kidney function, and these differences are further amplified by SARS-CoV-2 infection. • The...
3-Nov-2021 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SGLT2 inhibitors may have kidney- and heart-protective effects in adults with type 1 diabetes

• Taking sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors was linked with lower risks of developing cardiovascular disease and kidney failure among patients with type 1 diabetes when using prediction models called the Steno Type 1 Risk...
3-Nov-2021 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes drug slows kidney function decline

• Results from a recent clinical trial indicate that the diabetes drug dapagliflozin slows kidney function decline in patients with chronic kidney disease, regardless of whether they have diabetes. • Results from the study will be presented...
3-Nov-2021 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Impact Clinical Trials Yield Results that Could Improve Kidney Care

The results of numerous high-impact clinical trials that could affect kidney-related medical care will be presented online at ASN Kidney Week 2021 November 4–November 7.
3-Nov-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Society of Nephrology Announces the Barbara T. Murphy Endowed Lectureship

Today, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) announced the Barbara T. Murphy Endowed Lectureship. Established by Verici Dx (LSE: VRCI), Renalytix (LSE RENX and Nasdaq RNLX), and the American Society of Transplantation (AST), the new lectureship...
5-Nov-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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