kidney disease

  • At-home dialysis for the cost of a bag of chips

    A new, low-cost device looks likely to deliver life-saving dialysis to patients around the world ...

    A new low-carbon-footprint dialysis treatment might soon be available for the cost of a bag of chips. Sydney-based...

    Medicine October 11, 2021
  • Last chance for kidney trial

    Link between water and kidney disease to be probed by three year test.

    Could good old H2O be the key to treating an incurable, common and potentially fatal genetic kidney disease affecting...

    Biology January 29, 2018
  • Stem cell kidneys prompt treatment hope

    Petri dish organoids offer tantalising clues about the hereditary kidney disease.

    Miniature kidneys grown from stem cells in a Petri dish are helping scientists move towards a treatment for a disease...

    Biology October 2, 2017
  • Kidney disease linked to air pollution

    Even low levels of particulate matter correlate with kidney damage.

    Next time you go for a jog with traffic roaring past, spare a thought for your kidneys. A US-based study has found th...

    Biology September 21, 2017