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kidney disease

Most favor compensation for kidney donors if it leads to more saved lives
Published July 11, 2019
The average wait for a new kidney in the U.S. is four and a half years, and thousands of people die each year while on the transplant list
Kidney Disease
Dialysis and dementia
Published Aug 20, 2018
Study finds that end-stage kidney disease patients face higher risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's
Nutrition
DASH for kidney health
Published Aug 12, 2016
Popular diet known to lower blood pressure also good for kidneys, study suggests / School of Public Health
An organ transplant first
Published March 31, 2016
Hopkins performs first HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants in U.S. / The Baltimore Sun
Kidney transplants
Better chance at survivial
Published March 9, 2016
Study: Survival rates for those receiving incompatible organs higher than for those waiting on dialysis for compatible donor
Predicting kidney failure risk
Published Nov 6, 2015
Online tool could help doctors identify best donor candidates / School of Public Health
Thrill of a challenge
Published Summer 2013
Surgeon Dorry Segev collaborates with his mathematician spouse to connect thousands of patients with badly needed organ donations / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Informed decisions
Published April 10, 2013
Web-based tool helps kidney transplant patients weigh their options / Hopkins Medicine
A closer look at kidney disease
Published Nov 7, 2012
A new study from Bloomberg School of Public Health casts doubt on the longstanding belief that chronic kidney disease is "normal" for older adults / School of Public Health