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nephrology

Equation predicts kidney disease odds

New approach could help physicians accurately determine which patients are likely to develop life-threatening conditions.

The shadowy side of sunshine

Excessive doses of vitamin D can lead to high levels of calcium in the blood, which can trigger kidney damage.

Patient Story

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

Patient Story

‘The best thing that could have happened to us’

After waiting his whole life, 5-year-old Jazir Westerfield receives a kidney.

Patient Story

Mom’s best friend becomes child’s lifesaver

“This is the kind of thing you do for people you care about,” says Brandy Tarrant, who donated a kidney to a girl she considers her niece.

‘We take it day by day’

After a rare kidney disease strikes three of their four sons, requiring back-to-back transplants, the Brann family has high hopes for a 'normal' 2016.

Patient Story

Kidney transplants turn sick babies into tree-climbing kids

‘I’m so thankful to be taking care of normal kids’ stuff instead of life-and-death issues.’

What your urine can tell you … about kidney cancer

Disease spotted with 95 percent accuracy in study.