Kidney Disease

Drug regimen found effective for common kidney condition

Drug regimen found effective for common kidney condition

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A major clinical trial out of the United Kingdom points a new direction for treating a common form of kidney disease.

Researchers decry 'regressive attitude,' urge more consideration of seniors for kidney transplants

More seniors with kidney disease should be put on transplant lists, according to a Johns Hopkins researcher. Attitudes based on outdated outcomes instead appear to be keeping seniors off transplant lists, he said.

FDA warns of risk of anemia drugs

Medications given to treat anemia in kidney and cancer patients greatly increase the risk of cardiovascular problems and need to be used more conservatively, the Food and Drug Administration has said.