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By Lauren Drew, Director of Congressional Relations

UPDATE 3/24/2024: President Biden has signed into law the FY24 funding package that includes an additional $23 Million for the HRSA OPTN Modernization Initiative, for a total FY24 funding of $ 52 Million. We are excited for this vote of support from Congress and the President, and will continue to advocate for robust funding for this important project. We look forward to continuing to...

The terrible pain of kidney stone disease may be more common in people with metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of five traits that also sets the stage for heart disease and stroke, according to new research.

In fact, the prevalence of kidney stone disease was tripled among individuals who had all five traits of metabolic syndrome in a study published this month in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, the official publication of the...

September 29, 2020—Moonstone Nutrition and the National Kidney Foundation are partnering to raise awareness about the prevalence of kidney stones and the importance of overall kidney health. Moonstone Nutrition and NKF will develop educational materials to teach consumers and healthcare professionals about...

October 21, 2021, New York, NY — A new study using genetic data of hundreds of thousands of people suggests that daily coffee and caffeine consumption can prevent kidney stones.

Coffee and Caffeine Consumption and Risk of Kidney Stones: A Mendelian Randomized Study” was published in the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) ...

Kidney stones send half a million Americans to the emergency room every year, but there are ways to decrease your risk. To help you learn about symptoms, prevention tips and treatment, this month, the National Kidney Foundation answers the top 10 questions about kidney stones.

Check out our A to Z Guide for answers on many other kidney-related issues.

1. What is a kidney stone?

A kidney stone is a...