Latest Renal physiology Stories

2011-01-17 12:06:24

The kidney is made up of roughly 1 million working units called nephrons.

2010-12-29 07:48:35

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.

2010-12-17 09:55:00

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.

2010-11-23 08:04:38

Kidney function declines faster in African Americans and some Hispanic groups compared to white Americans, according to this study.

2010-10-27 14:00:00

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.

2010-10-25 16:19:37

High erythropoietin levels in people over age 85 indicate a higher risk of death.

2010-09-29 07:30:00

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.

2010-09-15 12:22:00

Updated drug label will help prevent potential overdose in underweight transplant patients SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-06-21 13:33:59

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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