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Latest polycystic kidney disease Stories

2010-04-30 08:52:04

Octreotide provides benefits for both the liver and kidney in patients with ADPKD.

2010-03-11 11:04:00

New Website, www.kidneylink.org, launches during March - National Kidney Month KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's a new online resource for more than 83,000 Americans currently waiting for a kidney transplant and the thousands more who will need one soon - www.kidneylink.org.

2010-02-24 14:06:56

As a result of improved imaging technology, pancreatic cysts are increasingly diagnosed in asymptomatic individuals who undergo scans for other reasons.

2010-01-25 15:38:02

Research performed at UC Santa Barbara points to the drug rapamycin as a potential treatment for kidney disease.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.