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Latest Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney Stories

2014-09-04 08:30:11

Speak to Canadians fighting a life-threatening kidney disease TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - While 46-year-old Cheri Barton looks like she is nine months pregnant, she isn't.

2014-06-11 08:30:16

-Special Protocol Assessment for trial design and planned analysis agreed upon by the U.S.

2013-10-03 15:59:37

A new study published today in British Journal of Pharmacology has identified that a component of grapefruit and other citrus fruits, naringenin, successfully blocks the formation of kidney cysts.

2013-09-06 12:26:52

New research has uncovered a process that is defective in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, a common cause of kidney failure.

2013-07-18 11:17:26

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and collaborators have identified a genetic mutation that causes congenital malformations of the kidney and urinary tract, a common form of birth defect and the most common cause of kidney failure in children.

2012-11-05 15:03:03

A drug therapy shows promise for treating an inherited form of kidney disease called autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).

2011-12-06 23:17:59

After a four-week course of the vasodilator hormone relaxin, kidney function and blood flow immediately improved in lab rats genetically altered to model polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a life-threatening genetic disorder.


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