Dosing Begins in Phase 3 IgA Nephropathy Clinical Trial

According to a story from BioSpace, the biopharmaceutical company Retrophin, Inc., recently announced that the first patient has been treated in the company's Phase 3 clinical trial testing sparsentan as…

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Drug for Treating Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Gets Expanded Indication

According to a story from businesswire.com, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Europe Ltd recently announced that its product JINARC, also known as tolvaptan, now has an expanded therapeutic indication after a recent approval…

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Results From Studies of an Experimental Drug for Chronic Kidney Disease Have Been Announced

Results from two studies looking at the effects of an experimental drug (bardoxolone) on kidney function in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have been released. One of the studies…

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Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Baking Soda Could Help Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chronic Kidney Disease
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Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Baking Soda Could Help Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chronic Kidney Disease

According to a story from Healthline, a daily regimen of baking soda consumption could help reduce the severity of inflammation in certain diseases, such as chronic kidney disease and rheumatoid…

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Study Suggests That Kidney Disease Researchers Aren’t Considering Patient-Focused Outcomes
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Study Suggests That Kidney Disease Researchers Aren’t Considering Patient-Focused Outcomes

According to a story from PR Newswire, a recent study indicated that researchers that were focused on kidney illnesses such as chronic kidney disease, congenital nephrotic syndrome, and glomerulonephritis have not been…

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Update on Phase 2 Clinical Trial for a Drug to Treat CKD in Alport Syndrome Patients has Been Released
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Update on Phase 2 Clinical Trial for a Drug to Treat CKD in Alport Syndrome Patients has Been Released

A drug being developed to treat chronic kidney disease in Alport syndrome is showing promising results in patients in an on-going phase 2 clinical trial. Patients have shown an increase…

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Woman Who Escapes Death Encourages Australians to Take Online Test That Checks Risk Of Kidney Disease
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Woman Who Escapes Death Encourages Australians to Take Online Test That Checks Risk Of Kidney Disease

Anna Bridgeman, mother from Redbank Plains, luckily avoided death despite experiencing incredibly low kidney function, reported The Queensland Times. Anna had gone through much of her life without any serious…

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Children with Chronic Kidney Disease May Have Learning Problems Because of Dialysis
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Children with Chronic Kidney Disease May Have Learning Problems Because of Dialysis

According to a story from drugs.com, kids and teenagers with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may develop problems with learning and cognition, a new study suggests. Researchers emphasize that patients on…

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Transplants Can Be Essential For People With Chronic Kidney Disease. But What Are The Consequences For Donors?
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Transplants Can Be Essential For People With Chronic Kidney Disease. But What Are The Consequences For Donors?

According to a story from ABC News, medical researchers are beginning to monitor the long term health of people that have donated one of their kidneys. A kidney transplant can…

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