Urine Concentration App Outperforms Common Clinical Hydration Measures
An innovative mobile phone application determined hydration status better than thirst, urine color scales and dipstick tests in a pilot study.
End-stage Renal Disease in Children with Obstructive Uropathy Is Predicted by Common Clinical Markers
Frequently measured clinical markers can predict end-stage renal disease in children with obstructive uropathy, according to a new study published in Pediatric Nephrology.
Insulin receptor signaling provides a possible target to boost protection for patients with diabetes and prediabetes.
A highly specialized clinic provides efficient care for patients with rare or complicated urinary tract conditions and offers patients, clinicians and researchers a win-win-win scenario.
New research reveals the expression of antimicrobial peptides — long associated only with infections — in children with obstructive uropathy, creating potential for a wide range of clinical applications.
Up to 10 percent of children with CKD are classified differently depending on the way obesity is measured.
Dyslipidemia causes renal injury and is implicated in higher rates of atherosclerosis with nephrotic syndrome, but it is still not well understood, particularly in children.
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