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New kidney function equation may reduce health disparities by improving access to heart failure therapy in previously ineligible patients

Written by | 18 Aug 2023

Physician-scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine recently conducted a large-scale analysis to assess the impact of a newly introduced equation used to evaluate… read more.

Long term phase III data published in Arthritis & Rheumatology shows Lupkynis preserved kidney function up to three years in lupus nephritis patients with no new or unexpected adverse events – Aurinia Pharma

Written by | 28 Jul 2023

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that full results from the Phase III, double-blind, placebo-controlled AURORA 2 extension study were published online in Arthritis & Rheumatology, the official peer-reviewed journal… read more.

Even a modest reduction in kidney function increases health risks in young adults

Written by | 27 Jun 2023

A study of more than 8 million adults in Ontario, Canada suggests that even a modest loss of kidney function is associated with increased health risks. The study,… read more.

Researchers identify key regulators of urinary concentration in the kidney

Written by | 27 Apr 2022

Proper function of the kidney is critical for concentrating urine, regulating blood pressure, and for the tight control of electrolyte levels in the blood. The kidney achieves these… read more.

Alternative to using race in kidney function test found

Written by | 24 Nov 2021

Kaiser Permanente study supports eventual use of new way to estimate kidney function. Researchers have identified an approach to remove race from equations used to estimate a person’s… read more.

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