News Coverage from China: Systemic Inflammation Increases Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

Systemic inflammation is associated with an elevated risk for chronic kidney disease, according to a study published online Feb. 20 in Frontiers in Immunology.

Xiaoxin Liu, from Tongji Medical College at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China, and colleagues investigated the relationship between the systemic immune-inflammation index (SII) and chronic kidney disease. The analysis included 10,787 adults participating in the 2007 to 2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

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