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FDA Approves Kerendia (finerenone) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Associated with Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Kerendia (finerenone) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Associated with Type 2 Diabetes WHIPPANY, N.J.– July 9, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE)– Bayer announced today the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Kerendia (finerenone), a first-in-class nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist (MRA) indicated to reduce the risk of sustained… Read More »

Geology helps map kidney stone formation from tiny to troublesome

Advanced microscope technology and cutting-edge geological science are giving new perspectives to an old medical mystery: How do kidney stones form, why are some people more susceptible to them and can they be prevented? In a new paper published in the journal Nature Reviews Urology, researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Mayo Clinic and… Read More »

Can diuretics cause kidney failure

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review Intervention. The objectives are as follows. Our objective is to systematically assess the benefits and harms of diuretics for people at all stages of CKD. Chronic kidney disease CKD is a worldwide public health problem and has major social and economic implications Zhang The problem is further… Read More »