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Pooled Results of Roxadustat Phase 3 Studies

NKF 2021 Spring Clinical Meetings Daniel Coyne, MD, and colleagues reported pooled results from roxadustat phase 3 studies vis-à-vis the rates of red blood cell...
More than Half of U.S. Children Lack Adequate Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Children with Down Syndrome May Have Higher Risk of Leukemia

New data from researchers at the University of California (UC) Davis and UC San Francisco suggest that children with Down syndrome may be at...

Roxadustat Noninferior to Darbepoetin Alfa in Dialysis Patients with Anemia

Anemia, a complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD), results from a decreased synthesis of erythropoietin by the impaired kidneys and an altered iron metabolism....

Roxadustat Improved Iron Homeostasis in Patients with NDD-CKD

Kidney Week 2020 The causes of anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease are multifactorial, including reductions in production of erythropoietin and hepcidin-induced functional iron...

Anemia and Long-Term Outcomes after Post-Operative AKI

Kidney Week 2020 Masatoshi Nishimoto, MD, and colleagues in Nara Prefecture, Japan, conducted a retrospective cohort study designed to examine whether acute kidney injury (AKI)...
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Anemia Associated with Low Muscle Mass and Strength in Transplant Recipients

Kidney Week 2019 Kidney transplant recipients often develop anemia, a complication that has a negative impact on quality of life, particularly on physical functioning. There...

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Anemia Complications in Patients with ESRD

In 2016, more than half a million people in the United States were affected by end-stage renal disease (ESRD). ESRD represents a significant economic...

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