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The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Zemplar ( Paricalcitol ) capsules, an oral, activated vitamin D therapy for prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism ( SHPT ). ...


A study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and other institutions, found two common gene variations are associated with the risk for developing chronic kidney disea ...


In a study, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, researchers at the University of Michigan ( U-M ) have reported that blood pressure was higher, and more likely to rise with age, among p ...


Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco ( UCSF ) have determined that there is a strong relationship between being obese and developing end-stage renal disease, or kidney failure. ...


Atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis is a common problem in the elderly. Despite two randomized trials that did not show a benefit of renal-artery stenting with respect to kidney function, the useful ...


The role of hyperuricemia in disease progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ( ADPKD ) has not been defined well. Researchers have investigated the association of serum uric acid ...


In autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ( ADPKD ), progressive kidney cyst formation commonly leads to end-stage renal disease ( ESRD ). Because important manifestations of ADPKD may be evid ...


Endothelial dysfunction underlies multiple cardiovascular consequences of chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) and antecedent diabetes or hypertension. Endothelial insults in chronic kidney disease or end-s ...


Hypertension is common in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ( ADPKD ) and is associated with increased total kidney volume, activation of the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system, and progr ...


Metanephric adenoma is a rare renal neoplasm, accounting for 0.2% of adult renal epithelial neoplasms. It is usually benign and was first described by Brisigotti et al [ Histol Histopathol 1992 Oct;7( ...


Periodontitis may add to the systemic inflammatory burden in individuals with chronic kidney disease ( CKD ), thereby contributing to an increased morality rate. A study aimed to determine the assoc ...


The association between apparent treatment resistant hypertension ( ATRH ) and clinical outcomes is not well studied in chronic kidney disease. Researchers have analyzed data on 3367 hypertensive ...


Limited prospective data are available on the long-term safety of Darbepoetin alfa ( Aranesp ) for treating anemia in children with chronic kidney disease ( CKD ). In this prospective, phase IV, ob ...


Pulmonary arterial hypertension ( PAH ) is a major complication in renal failure patients, but very little information is available on the cardiovascular parameters in these patients. The prevalence ...


Lenvatinib mesylate ( Lenvima ) is an orally administered multiple receptor tyrosine kinase ( RTK ) inhibitor with a novel binding mode that selectively inhibits the kinase activities of vascular endo ...