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Latest Renal function Stories

2012-06-20 06:21:53

An estimated 26 million American adults suffer with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and according to a new study, many cases are left untreated, especially among the elderly.

2012-06-02 23:02:02

Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two.

2012-05-18 11:43:36

Disrupting certain nerves in the kidneys can safely and effectively lower blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hypertension.

2012-05-18 11:41:59

One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.

2012-05-18 05:12:06

Heart disease is not only the leading cause of death in the U.S, it’s also the top cause of death for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

2012-05-09 12:02:19

Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., principal investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), is the author of an invited editorial in JAMA.

2012-05-01 11:01:13

Contrary to current belief, a new study finds that patients with a history of diabetes are not one of the most at risk for contrast induced nephrotoxicity.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
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