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Association of Physical Activity and Poor Health Outcomes in Patients With Advanced CK

Here, it was found that physical activity can improve outcomes for kidney patients. Higher level of physical activity was associated with 52% reduction in all cause mortality in advanced CKD patients. This is better than any medication that we know.
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Effects of antihypertensive medication and high-intensity interval training in hypertensive metabolic syndrome individuals

In this study, researchers looked at the effect of the combination of antihypertensive medication and exercise training on blood pressure control in patients with metabolic syndrome. Exercise training proved to have additional blood pressure lowering to medications targeting the renin angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS). However, exercise did not affect RAAS hormones level or urine protein level.

Proton pump inhibitors associated acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease: data mining of US FDA adverse event reporting system

The evidence is piling up about the association between the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and kidney injury. Here, investigators studied FDA adverse reporting data and found further evidence to link PPI to kidney injury. The strongest association was with Dexlansoprazole.

Identification of a novel interplay between intestinal bacteria and metabolites in Chinese patients with IgA nephropathy via integrated microbiome and metabolome approaches

Is there any link between dysbiosis and IgA nephropathy? This study from China shows that gut of patients with IgAN have higher levels of Streptococcus and Enterococcus and lower levels of Bacteroidetes and Bacteroides. The study also showed mulitple metabolites that generate from the gut microbiota and are associated with IgAN