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May Research and News

May Research And News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the InKidney May Research and News. Colchicine for CKD!   In a multi-center, nested, case-control study in three Korean hospitals, patients with CKD stage 3 and 4 who…

April Research and News

April Research And News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the InKidney April Research and News. The root cause of IgA nephropathy IgA nephropathy is a kidney disease that is defined by the pathologic appearance…

March Research and News

March Research and News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the InKidney March Research and News. Air pollution is linked to kidney disease PM 2.5  refers to particulate matters that are up to 2.5…

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FAQs About Genetic Testing for Kidney Disease

Genetics are one factor that plays a significant role in the development of kidney disease. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified several hundred genes that are associated with kidney diseases. Therefore, genetic testing may play a crucial role in the management of kidney disease patients.

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Genetic testing in kidney disease

Current evidence suggests that genetics play a role in the development of kidney disease. Common genetic disorders associated with kidney disease include polycystic kidney disease, Alport’s Syndrome and Fabry’s disease. In this blog, we will detail the benefits of broad-panel genetic testing in kidney disease management.

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Genetics of Kidney Stones

Kidney stone development is the composite end-result of multiple factors including genetic, dietary and environmental, and can have serious consequences. They are often painful and if left unaddressed can lead to more severe conditions such as obstruction of urinary flow and permanent damage to the kidneys. Recurrent kidney stones are one of the common causes…