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Reducing heatwave and other summer risks

As temperatures head over 40C, the need to closely monitor vulnerable younger and older people with health issues is high – particularly […]

Allergy drug may be effective in kidney disease

A current treatment for asthma may benefit patients with kidney disease, according to latest research at Monash University. Published in […]

Scientists grow mini-kidney in lab

Australian researchers have perfected a method of growing mini-kidneys from stem cells for use in drug screening, disease modelling and […]

Acute kidney injury hospitalisations increasing

Hospitalisation rates for acute kidney injury have more than doubled over the last decade and this condition affects some population […]

Hope for halting the progression of diabetic kidney disease

Monash University and Monash Health researchers have identified a possible new therapy for diabetic kidney disease, the major cause of […]

Sensing danger signals in the kidney may help acute kidney disease

Latest research from the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health provides novel insights into […]

Modifiable risk factors for kidney failure lay foundation for intervention and …

Study results published today in the National Kidney Foundation’s American Journal of Kidney Diseases provide new insights into why a […]

New hope for kidney disease

Researchers have made a discovery that could see patients with kidney disease no longer having to resort to dialysis or […]

When the spin doesn’t hold water

We often hear recommendations we should drink two litres, sometimes even three litres of water a day. But there’s just […]

Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease affect over a quarter …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that in 2011-12, over one in four […]