A movement sparked by medical students is pushing to eliminate the use of race to estimate kidney function, saying it reinforces racist thinking. Some argue the change could cause unintended harm.
Hospital workers on the front lines in the New York metro area have been sounding the alarm about an insufficient supply of dialysis machines for patients with COVID-19-related kidney damage.
Some researchers now say that tens of thousands of deaths due to kidney failure may be linked to climate change. But others aren't so sure.
President Trump has signed an executive order pushing for sweeping changes in the way kidney disease is treated.
First lady Melania Trump had been out of the public eye for weeks following treatment for what the White House described as a benign kidney condition.
Radio camper Hope Nitsche sits down tihe Scott Burton to discuss his experiences with Kidney Disease, and how art and creating helped him pushed him through his illness.
An online portal to manage chronic kidney disease sounds great, but poor, older or black people were less likely to use it. That means the shift to e-health could make health disparities worse.
What's causing the ailment that has struck 20,000 farmhands in Nicaragua and El Salvador? Pesticides? Alcoholism? Rat pee spreading an infection? A study from Boston University provides some answers.