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Popular Kidney Disease Treatment May Not Be Effective
Researchers are questioning the safety and effectiveness of drugs commonly prescribed for chronic kidney disease.
A new study finds the drugs, called phosphate binders, are not as effective as previously thought.
The drugs can cause calcium build-up in blood vessels, which can lead to heart problems.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease.