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Simple Screening May Improve Early Detection of Kidney Disease in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

Study Led by Weill Cornell Medical College and University of North Carolina Kidney Center Confirms Link Between Two Global Health Problems.NEW YORK (April 30, 2009) — Patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) are more likely to have chronic kidney disease (CKD). The good news is that a...

Published on 30 April 2009, 15:54


Updated Formula Measures Kidney Function More Accurately

Measuring kidney function in children can be expensive, time-consuming for clinicians, and tedious for children, who may be exposed to radioactivity and subjected to a large number of blood draws. A new calculation eliminates many of these obstacles, relying instead on various blood tests that...

Published on 24 February 2009, 09:25


Simple Model Predicts Those at Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

 First Such Tool Will Help Spur Prevention Efforts, Says News Study by Weill Cornell Medical College and University of North Carolina at Chapel HillNew York — Traditionally, doctors have had no clear way to predict which of their patients might be headed down the road to chronic...

Published on 22 December 2008, 13:22


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