Tag: nephrology

Csaba Kovesdy Co-Authors Report on Worldwide Severity of Chronic Kidney Disease


A researcher with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is part of an elite international team that generated data revealing the magnitude and severity of kidney diseases worldwide. Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at UTHSC, is a contributing author on a newly published… Read More

UTHSC Researchers Publish Study Indicating Link Between Constipation and Chronic Kidney Disease


Research by investigators from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Memphis Veterans Administration Medical Center, published in the most recent issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), indicates that individuals with chronic constipation are more likely to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) and kidney failure. The connection is… Read More