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Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC

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Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients

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Relationships and employment often suffer, study finds

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Dirty Air Might Harm Your Kidneys

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Study finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function

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Pot Won’t Harm Healthy Young People’s Kidneys, Study Suggests

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Researchers recommend more study on older users
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Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

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And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

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Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success

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May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds
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Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk

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Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

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Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average

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Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices

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Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?

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Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis

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Elevated Protein Level Increases Blacks’ Risk of Kidney Disease

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Scientists find enhanced protein level is required to trigger the illness

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