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Apple-Shaped Bodies Linked To Higher Risk Of Kidney Disease
2013-04-12 19:35:47

If you have an apple-shaped body, then you may be more apt to develop a kidney disease, according to research written in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

2013-03-22 15:16:08

The kidneys' response to a particular hormone may affect kidney disease patients' heart health and longevity.

2012-12-21 11:25:56

Insulin resistance, or prediabetes, in individuals with kidney disease may be caused by the progressive retention of certain compounds that are normally excreted by the kidneys in healthy individuals.

2012-09-27 00:03:48

Two new studies from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium found that the presence of chronic kidney disease itself can be a strong indicator of the risk of death and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) even in patients without hypertension or diabetes.


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