New research suggests that an individualized probiotic therapy regimen may improve symptoms of gout, gout-related kidney disease and other signs of metabolic syndrome. The study will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS) Aldosterone and ENaC in Health and Disease: The Kidney and Beyond Conference in Estes Park, Colo.Read more
The University of Illinois at Chicago has received $2.8 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to investigate non-opioid pain management strategies for people with kidney disease, which affects about 15% of adults in the U.S. With the funding, UIC will be one of eight clinical centers studying alternative pain management solutions for adults on maintenance dialysisRead more
• In an analysis of published studies, a healthy dietary pattern was associated with a 30% lower incidence of chronic kidney disease.
• A healthy dietary pattern was also linked with a 23% lower incidence of albuminuria, an early indicator of kidney damage
Lipopolysaccharide improved outcomes for male, but not female, rats Charlottesville, Va. (June 25, 2019)—In a counterintuitive result, researchers found thatRead more