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Children with CKD Show Structural Brain Changes Linked to Cognitive Impairments

07:13 EST 8 Nov 2019 | American Society of Nephrology

WASHINGTON, DC – Children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have structural changes in the brain associated with poorer intelligence, executive function and academic achievement, compared to healthy children without the disease, according to new research from the University of Iowa presented at Kidney Week 2019 in a session entitled, “Pediatric CKD Is Associated with Abnormal ...

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