Articles about nephrology


Gout Linked to Elevated Risk of Parkinson's Disease

Last updated: 01/16/2019

Gout in elderly individuals is associated with a modest increase in the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD), according to a new study. From a 5% random sample of Medicare claims...

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Paying people to donate kidneys?

Last updated: 01/16/2019

Paying people to donate kidneys? Megan McArdle The Washington Post 5 hrs ago WASHINGTON -- What if a simple policy could save tens of thousands of people every year from a...

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Nephrology-Urology Teamwork Sensible

Last updated: 01/16/2019

A number of patients referred to my faculty ambulatory clinic at the University of California Irvine have urologic disorders, including some who underwent partial or radical...

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Chesterfield Township man successfully undergoes fourth kidney transplant

Last updated: 01/16/2019

Chesterfield Township man successfully undergoes fourth kidney transplant Close 1 of 3 Chesterfield Township resident Michael Gerald recently underwent his fourth kidney...

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Extracellular vesicles in renal disease

Last updated: 01/16/2019

Extracellular vesicles in renal disease Diana Karpman 1 Diana Karpman is a professor of pediatrics at Lund University, Sweden. She obtained her M.D. at Sackler School of...

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US Renal Data System marks 30 years of tracking kidney disease statistics

Last updated: 01/15/2019

US Renal Data System marks 30 years of tracking kidney disease statistics January 11, 2019 Add Topic To Email Alerts Please provide your email address to receive an email when...

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Do you have a kidney to spare? Chilliwack resident puts out a call for organ donors - Hope Standard

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Laurene Wogrin is in need of a new kidney and is hoping she can find a donor to help her out. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress) Laurene Wogrin is in need of a new kidney and is hoping...

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Strange bedfellows no more: it’s time for research and policy to work together - Kidney Care Partners

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Someone once said, “When you love what you do, you never ‘work’ a day in your life.” But sometimes, it’s a love affair that can drive you mad. As a physician and researcher for...

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OPINION | What if you could get paid to donate a kidney?

Last updated: 01/15/2019

WASHINGTON – What if a simple policy could save tens of thousands of people every year from a deeply unpleasant treatment followed by early death? A policy that would...

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Plasma kidney injury molecule-1 (p-KIM-1) levels and deterioration of kidney function over 16 years

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Abstract Background The kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1) has previously been associated with kidney function in rodents and humans. Yet its role as a predictive marker for...

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