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Eating a lower acid diet—typically lots of fruits and vegetables—may help boost exercise capacity, particularly for older patients, according to an abstract presented at Kidney Week.

Consuming caffeine—the more the better—may help reduce the risk of early death among patients with chronic kidney disease, suggests a study presented at Kidney Week.

Greater reductions of mean arterial pressure were linked to reduced kidney function, according to an analysis of data from the SPRINT trial presented at Kidney Week.

A plant-based protein appears to reduce heart damage in a mouse model of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study presented at Kidney Week.

A drug used to treat osteoporosis accumulates excessively in the bones of rats with chronic kidney disease, (CKD), according to a study presented at Kidney Week.

Elevated nighttime blood pressure may be a warning sign that a child with kidney disease is at risk of faster progression, according to an abstract presented at Kidney Week.

Using proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) increases the risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD) or kidney failure by 33%, according to a meta analysis presented at Kidney Week.

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