Tag: kidney disease patients

Late-breaking clinical trials reinforce importance of early detection and treatment in...

Three late-breaking clinical trials presented at the 59th European Renal Association (ERA) congress (19–22 May, Paris, France) have placed increased focus on the need...
haemodialysis patients cannulation

Systematic review sheds light on “unpleasant necessity” of cannulation for haemodialysis...

A systematic review published in the Journal of Vascular Access (JVA) has illuminated haemodialysis patients’ views and experiences of arteriovenous access cannulation, concluding that...
pig kidneys transplantation

Transplantation of gene-edited pig kidneys in decedent human model is “game-changing...

Peer-reviewed research outlining the successful transplant of genetically modified, clinical-grade pig kidneys into a brain-dead human individual has been published in the American Journal...

National Kidney Foundation announces recipients of two key nephrology awards

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has announced the recipients of two of its most prestigious awards in the field of nephrology, with Bernard Jaar, a...

GIRFT report represents “call to action” and provides renewed focus for...

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) national report on renal medicine represents a “call to action” for the UK renal community, and provides...

University of Maryland Medicine to eliminate race from kidney function estimates

University of Maryland Medicine—which is comprised of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)—has announced...
baxter st set

Baxter launches My Kidney Journey portal to support kidney disease patients...

Baxter Asia Pacific (Baxter) has announced the launch of My Kidney Journey—a comprehensive online portal intended to support patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the Asia...

ASN Kidney Week: Study indicates substantial discrepancies between kidney function assessments

New research presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week (2–7 November 2021, virtual) indicates that substantial discrepancies exist between two major...

ASN Kidney Week: High-impact clinical trials yield results with capacity to...

The results of several high-impact clinical trials with the potential to impact kidney-related medical care in the future were presented at this year’s American...

CMS takes “decisive steps” to reduce healthcare disparities among kidney disease...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to close health equity gaps by providing Medicare patients living with end-stage renal...

Journey Biosciences announces company launch, introduces NaviDKD screening technology for diabetes-related...

Journey Biosciences—a biotechnology company with a proactive diagnostic screening technology for high-risk kidney complications associated with diabetes, has announced its company launch, and the...
NKF transplant recommendations

NKF publishes recommendations to move thousands of patients from dialysis to...

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has released a position paper, developed by 16 nephrology experts from 13 institutions, with recommendations designed to navigate future research...
AAKP summit 2021

Industry leaders agree patients are key to kidney care innovation at...

This year's American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) policy summit highlighted the challenges and opportunities for researchers and companies involved in safely bringing new,...
era congress 2021

ERA-EDTA announces name change following late-breaking clinical data at 2021 congress

Fresh evidence on the usefulness of sonography to ease the burden of lung congestion in haemodialysis patients and “promising data” on a long-awaited targeted...
kidney disease patient education

Better patient education required in decision-making process for kidney disease treatments

Those living with kidney disease need better, more relevant patient education to best participate in the decision-making about their treatment, a new study published...