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Finerenone may delay onset of AFib in patients with chronic kidney disease, diabetes

Patients with chronic kidney disease and Type 2 diabetes who took the experimental drug finerenone were about 30% less likely to develop the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AFib) than those taking a placebo,

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 17 May 2021

Global Kidney Medicine Market Share, Scope, Market Size, Growth Analysis, Complete Competitive Scenario and Forecast 2021-2027

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.” Global “Kidney Medicine Market”

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 06 May 2021

Better donor evaluation, drug therapy in sight for kidney transplants

Looking to improve organ transplant success, researchers are working to learn more about how an immune molecule, which also protects a fetus, helps protect some transplanted kidneys, and to develop a synthetic version of that molecule that could help more patients.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 18 May 2021

ReCor Medical has positive renal denervation study news

ReCor Medical's renal denervation reduced blood pressure among people with drug-resistant hypertension, according to a new study out of ACC.

Source: Medical Design and Outsourcing
Published: 17 May 2021

UC Davis drops race-based reference ranges from a standard kidney test

UC Davis Health has eliminated race-based reference ranges from a test that is routinely used to check how well a patient's kidneys are functioning.

Source: Armed robbery in Revesby
Published: 18 May 2021

Banner UMC announces new single-incision robotic kidney cancer surgery now available

Banner University Medicine Tucson is now offering single port, robotic-assisted kidney cancer surgery thanks to the expertise of Benjamin Lee, MD, a

Source: Tucson (Sierra Vista) KOLD on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2021

Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves in renal arteries reduce drug-resistant blood pressure

Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves near the kidney produced a clinically meaningful drop in blood pressure in people whose hypertension did not respond to a triple cocktail of medications,

Source: News Medical
Published: 17 May 2021

Renal denervation lowers blood pressure in medication-resistant hypertension

Two months after undergoing renal denervation (RDN), patients with high blood pressure who did not respond to treatment with multiple medications had a greater reduction in daytime systolic blood pressure than patients who did not receive RDN,

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 16 May 2021

Evenings with Genetics: Genetic renal disorders

Kidney disease affects the body’s ability to filter the blood. Many cases are caused by diabetes or high blood pressure, but some kidney disorders

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 05 May 2021

2 New Jersey moms share emotional journey with daughters for kidney transplants

Two mothers from Burlington, New Jersey, share similar stories about what Mother's Day this spring means to them. Both went through emotional journeys involving kidney donation.

Source: 6abc News on MSN.com
Published: 10 May 2021

Update in Hospital Medicine relays important findings

Two panelists highlighted the year of research in areas most relevant and important to hospital medicine.

Source: The Hospitalist
Published: 13 May 2021

Warwick man donates kidney to his best friend

Two best friends are now sharing a set of kidneys. Denise Constantine and her husband Dennis have been best friends with Charlie Adamonis and his wife Peggy for decades. But what started as a joke at the bar one night turned into Charlie saving Denise’s life.

Source: WPRI 12
Published: 18 May 2021

Harlem activist Charles Cooper receives kidney transplant

The hospital said, ‘We may have a kidney for you,’ I told them, ‘You don’t have to say anything else–– I am grabbing my bag right now.”

Source: Amsterdam News
Published: 13 May 2021

ACC 2021: ReCor’s ultrasound-powered kidney nerve device cuts down drug-resistant high blood pressure

Device makers have been trying to prove they can treat stubbornly high blood pressure by toning down overactive nerves in the blood vessels around the kidneys. Now, with new clinical trial data, they're beginning to make headway.

Source: FierceBiotech
Published: 16 May 2021

The effects of eliminating race-based adjustments in estimates of kidney function

An ongoing debate is focused on race-based algorithms in medicine—such as an adjustment for Black race in equations that estimate individuals' kidney function. A study appearing in an upcoming issue of JASN examines the impact of dropping this race adjustment on patient care.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 06 May 2021

Have high blood pressure? Zapping your nerves with ultrasound might help, study finds

In a procedure called renal denervation, researchers zapped overactive nerve fibers close to the kidney with brief pulses of ultrasound in patients with high blood pressure resistant to drugs. The small blasts of sound waves were delivered via a catheter inserted in an artery in patients’ legs.

Source: Kansas City Star
Published: 17 May 2021

Goldfinch Bio Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of GFB-024, a Novel Precision Medicine Product Candidate for Patients with Severe Insulin Resistant Diabetic Nephropathy (DN)

Goldfinch Bio, a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing precision medicines for the treatment of kidney diseases,

Source: Business Wire
Published: 13 May 2021

COVID Pandemic Accelerates International Consortium of Kidney Patients Seeking Care Innovations

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest kidney patient organization in the USA, and the Argentina -based Asociacion Solidaria de Insuficientes Renales, (ASIR), today announced a formal partnership agreement designed to accelerate the growing worldwide consortium of kidney patient consumers and patient networks aligned to accelerate greater innovations and better health outcomes in kidney care.

Source: Business Insider
Published: 13 May 2021

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces NIH Grant Award to UC San Diego for Clinical Study Evaluating Tc99m Tilmanocept as a Kidney Imaging Agent

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE American: NAVB) (“Navidea” or the “Company”), a company focused on the development of precision immunodiagnosti

Source: Business Wire
Published: 11 May 2021

CareDx to Participate in AAKP and George Washington University Global Summit on Kidney Disease Innovations

CareDx will present "Emerging Innovation in Kidney Disease with Global Implications: Advancements in Cell-free DNA to Improve Post-Transplant Care." The talk will outline the benefits of AlloSure, a non-invasive blood test for transplant surveillance.

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 13 May 2021

Ziltivekimab reduced inflammatory biomarkers associated with atherosclerosis in people with chronic kidney disease in phase 2 trial

Novo Nordisk today presented results from RESCUE, a phase 2 randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial assessing the effect of once-monthly, investigational ziltivekimab, an interleukin-6 (IL-6) inhibitor,

Source: Morningstar, Inc.
Published: 17 May 2021

Neighbor Spotlight: Lifelong fraternity brothers grow closer through kidney donation

Neighbor Spotlight is a monthly feature that aims to let our readers learn more about the people in their communities who are working to make them a better place, who have interesting stories to tell or who the community feels deserve “15 minutes of fame.

Source: TribLIVE.com
Published: 06 May 2021

Burden of Illness of Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes - Participating Faculty

STOCK OWNERSHIP Humana Inc Thomas Evers, PhD EMPLOYMENT Bayer AG INSTITUTIONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST Compound for chronic kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes is in development at Bayer AG,

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 11 May 2021

Caffeine and fat burn, golf and walking, protein and kidney disease, diet and inflammation, blood sugar and hunger

Researchers at the Queen Mary University of London gave participants caffeine or a placebo before they exercised in the morning or afternoon. The study found that afternoon exercisers who consumed caffeine before working out burned fat at a 29% higher rate than participants who were given the placebo.

Source: Northwest Indiana Times
Published: 12 May 2021

AACC Releases Guidance on Improving Care for Acute Kidney Injury With Clinical Laboratory Tests

Over the past decade, experts’ understanding of testing for acute kidney injury (AKI) has evolved significantly, but current medical practice has not yet caught up with the latest research in this area.

Source: Associated Press
Published: 11 May 2021

Scientists identify kidney genes that ‘appear to directly affect blood pressure’

High blood pressure runs in families but the mechanisms through which genes influence a person’s predisposition to hypertension have not been clear.

Source: PA Media on MSN.com
Published: 06 May 2021

Zapping nerves with ultrasound lowers drug-resistant blood pressure

Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves near the kidney produced a clinically meaningful drop in blood pressure in people whose hypertension did not respond to a triple cocktail of medications,

Source: 7th Space
Published: 16 May 2021

Biomarker Panel May Help Predict Kidney Damage in Patients With Alcoholic Hepatitis

One of the first studies of its kind has concluded that interleukin-18 (IL-18) appears to be a specific biomarker of serious kidney damage in patients with alcoholic hepatitis.

Source: Gastro & Endo News
Published: 13 May 2021