Premature Birth Increases Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease from Childhood to Adulthood

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Preterm and early term birth are strong risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) from childhood into mid-adulthood, suggests a study from Sweden published by The BMJ. Given the high levels of preterm birth (currently 10% in the US and 5-8% in Europe), and better survival intoRead …

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