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2009-09-30 14:12:02

A study by Monash University researchers has shed new light on the microscopic antennas in the kidney that are involved in the organ's repair process.

2009-09-24 07:12:24

As part of an effort to develop effective medical therapies that block the progression of liver cyst growth in patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD), researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center have found that the liver cyst walls develop and maintain a vasculature as they grow out from the body of the liver and that factors released by epithelial cells that line the liver cyst wall lumen can drive the proliferation and development of...

2009-09-18 08:10:49

Diet, exercise and surgery may all prevent kidney disease progression.

2009-09-10 12:02:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 12.5 million children and adults, worldwide, are waiting for a treatment and cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a genetic disorder often causing kidney failure and death.

2009-08-14 11:25:00

At least five percent of the population has one or two cysts in the liver. Cysts are fluid-filled cavities. There are also many patients who have numerous cysts, which then is termed a polycystic liver.

2009-08-09 12:40:00

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have discovered a connection between mutations in the INPP5E gene and ciliopathies.

2009-07-24 07:20:00

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication in patients in intensive care.

2009-07-24 07:18:45

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an ever-present danger to patients in intensive care. A new laboratory test called urine neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (NGAL) helps predict if patients will develop acute kidney injury.

2009-06-17 11:46:00

Redskins Kicker Shaun Suisham's Foursome Takes First Place WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation's 23rd Annual Maryland Golf Classic presented by Capital Carpets & Ronald D.


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