Latest Renal physiology Stories
The kidney is made up of roughly 1 million working units called nephrons.
A simple blood test can effectively indentify people at increased risk of developing complications associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) at an earlier stage, according to this study.
Cystatin C, a blood marker of kidney function, proved significantly more accurate than the standard blood marker, creatinine, in predicting serious complications of kidney disease.
Kidney function declines faster in African Americans and some Hispanic groups compared to white Americans, according to this study.
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EAST NORRITON, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, reviewed pipeline progress at its first Analyst and Investor Meeting which was held today in New York City.
High erythropoietin levels in people over age 85 indicate a higher risk of death.
EAST NORRITON, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) presented new research data yesterday in a podium presentation at the 2nd Annual Symposium on Stem Cell Translation of the International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT) in San Francisco.
Updated drug label will help prevent potential overdose in underweight transplant patients SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
People who donate one of their kidneys experience faster deterioration of their other kidney if they have the metabolic syndrome at the time of donation.
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