Here’s a roundup of nephrology news over the past couple weeks. Click on the headlines to browse the articles. Or, if you’ve discovered other newsworthy items that may be of interest to our team or your nephrologist peers, we invite you to please share news links in the comments.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced last week that it will establish a public-private fund to help move new technology forward in treating kidney disease.
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.
First major update since 2003 aims to spur heart-healthy lifestyle changes.
Scientists have developed the world’s first artificial kidney.
Slight changes to the system for allocating deceased-donor kidneys could result in higher rates of organ procurement and lead to more kidney transplants across the country
A man received a kidney transplant back in July from a woman who passed away, and he finally had the opportunity to say “thank you” to her family.
I felt like a truck had hit me. I couldn’t move my arms. I could hardly talk. I was so tired…I said, “I think I have rhabdomyolysis.” The nurse had to look it up.
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