Of patients with dementia, 7% had chronic kidney disease while 9% had albuminuria, a urinary marker for kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease was associated with a 51% increased risk of developing dementia.
People with chronic kidney disease and reduced kidney function are at higher risk of developing dementia, a new study reports. Researchers found as kidney function decreased, the rate of dementia increased in those with kidney disease.
A new study reports older adults who receive dialysis treatment for kidney disease have an increased risk of being diagnosed with dementia.
According to a new study, children and young adults with chronic kidney disease have changes in cerebral blood flow that could increase the risk of cognitive impairment.
According to a new study, protein in urine is associated with a slightly increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia.