Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing so Is Complicated.

Black patients make up more than 35% of people on dialysis but just 13% of the U.S. population

Access & Affordability

New Tool Predicts Odds of Kidney Disease

Imagine that your doctor could predict your risk of kidney disease in the next five years with a simple calculation.

Prevention & Screenings

Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney Patients

Could that morning cup of joe bring a health boost to people battling kidney disease?

Nutrition & Movement

Congress: Keep the REMS Safety Program Intact

Congress should pause and not pass the current CREATES legislation now under consideration. Phyllis Greenberger unravels the complexities behind this important patient safety debate.

Medication Safety

More Kidney Stones Found in Women

Kidney stones are being diagnosed more often, especially in women, possibly because of better diagnostic tools.

Your Body

Dietary Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones

A dietary supplement may dissolve a key component of kidney stones, potentially offering a new way to prevent this painful condition.

Urologic Conditions & Diseases

Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer?

Obesity is a risk factor for kidney cancer. Yet, obese people with advanced kidney cancer seem to live longer than normal-weight or underweight patients, a new study finds.

Metabolic Syndrome

Constipation, Kidney Disease May Be Linked

People with constipation are more likely to develop kidney disease, a new study finds.

Urologic Conditions & Diseases

Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease

For people with chronic kidney disease, poor sleep may boost the chances that their illness will worsen, new research suggests.

Self-Care & Mental Health