Kidney Disease Rx Found Safe for Heart
A new medication for diabetic nephropathy might be safe for the heart when others are not.
Diabetic Nephropathy Rx Found Safe for Heart
NephroGenex, Inc. (Nasdaq:NRX), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics to treat kidney disease, today announced the Company has successfully completed a thorough QT/QTc (TQT) cardiac safety study on Pyridorin.
Diabetes Rx May Be Safe for Kidney Patients
There’s new hope for people who have both diabetes and kidney disease.
Get Moving for Better Health
Keep on moving — or start, if you haven't already. Even a little exercise may keep your blood pressure and blood sugar at normal levels.
Pollution May Contribute to Kidney Disease
Factors like aging, diabetes and high blood pressure may raise patients' risk of chronic kidney disease. Now, new research suggests that air pollution may also raise that risk.
Sleep Apnea May Speed Kidney Decline
Diabetes is a major risk factor for kidney disease. It can damage tiny blood vessels in the kidneys that filter waste from the blood. Add sleep apnea to the mix, and kidneys may decline even faster, new research suggests.
FDA Approves New Use of Glucose Monitoring System for Hospitals
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared a new indication for the Nova StatStrip Glucose Hospital Meter System, extending its use to critically ill patients who have been hospitalized.
Older Age Didn’t Increase Risk to Kidney Donors
Donating a kidney can help save a life, but it also brings risks to the donor. A recent study examined whether older adults who donated a kidney faced greater risks.
The Long Lead-Up to Chronic Kidney Disease
Serious illness does not always strike suddenly. Sometimes, it comes at the end of long road marked by other health problems. Kidney disease often is preceded by other avoidable health problems.
Long-Term Blood Sugar Control Delayed Kidney Problems
Managing blood sugar levels is a central part of treating diabetes and preventing complications related to diabetes. And now, new research has reinforced that important fact.