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New survey finds 55% of people in UK at greatest risk of kidney disease are unaware of the risk they face
Research released today in light of World Kidney Day 2017 has revealed that that 55% of people in the UK with the most common risk factors for kidney disease (vascular disease, high blood pressure or diabetes) said they do not consider themselves to be at risk of kidney disease.
As kidney failure rates grow in Wales, Kidney Research UK challenges lack of awareness on World Kidney Day
The prevalence of kidney failure has continued to increase in Wales, up 2.3% since 2013, compared to a 1.7% change from 2012–2013.
Kidney Research UK appoints new Director of Fundraising
We have appointed Marc Stowell as our new Director of Fundraising.
Hannah Hughes – swimming her way to fundraising
Hannah Hughes, 14, watched her mum be very ill with chronic kidney disease over a period of about five years.
Investing in new shop premises in Exeter
Kidney Research UK, the charity dedicated to kidney research, formally opened a new shop in Exeter city centre.
Giving kidney shaped love to the one you love
Stacy Rowe and Andrew Scott are a couple in love who have been together for five years. They are two people deeply committed to one another, but much more than that this Valentine’s Day they are celebrating the giving of the gift of life.
Putting the spotlight on women in science
In the light of the UN’s International Day for Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, we are celebrating the female researchers we fund and their achievements in tackling kidney disease.
Save the date: 9 March 2017 is World Kidney Day!
World Kidney Day 2017 is on Thursday 9 March. It’s a date that matters. Worldwide, millions of people in over 150 countries will be taking part to educate and raise awareness of kidney disease