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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New Treatments For Chronic Kidney Disease Need To Keep Patients Employed, Study Says
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New Treatments For Chronic Kidney Disease Need To Keep Patients Employed, Study Says

According to an article from Nephrology News and Issues, medical experts are calling for new treatments for chronic kidney disease that will allow patients to continue working. Although treatments for…

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High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, High… Potassium? What Is Hyperkalemia?
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High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, High… Potassium? What Is Hyperkalemia?

Most people know the dangers of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and high blood-sugar. But most people don’t think about high potassium as a problem. Unfortunately, high levels of potassium…

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Lowering Blood Pressure Could Help People with Chronic Kidney Disease
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Lowering Blood Pressure Could Help People with Chronic Kidney Disease

In the US, the rare condition glomerulonephritis is the third leading cause of the last stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD). A clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of…

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