Latest Renal physiology Stories
GE Healthcare's iodixanol, an isosmolar contrast medium, shows lower incidence of elevated serum creatinine (SCr) or decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) than iopromide, concluded a study written by a team of physicians and researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina, and published in Radiology, a peer-reviewed journal for the field of radiology.
By White, Sarah L McGeechan, Kevin; Jones, Michael; Cass, Alan; Chadban, Steven J; Polkinghorne, Kevan R; Perkovic, Vlado; Roderick, Paul J Objectives.
Grabbing as little as one glass of low-fat or fat-free milk could help protect against poor kidney function linked to heart disease, U.S. researchers said.
By Doulton, Timothy CLINICAL REVIEW Contributed by Dr Timothy Doulton, specialist registrar, and Dr Simon Steddon, consultant nephrologist at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Section! Epidemiology and classification Chronic kidney disease (CKD) encompasses abnormalities of both kidney structure and function.
By Kalansooriya, A Jennings, P; Haddad, F; Holbrook, I; Whiting, P H ABSTRACT The association between urine microalbumin, alpha^sub 1^- rtnicroglobulin concentration (alpha1MG) and the urinary enzyme activities of alanine aminopeptidase (AAP), N-acetyl-beta-D- glucosaminidase (NAG), alpha-glutathione-S-transferase (alphaGST) and pi-glutathione-S-transferase (piGST) is investigated in 36 type 2 diabetic and 15 age- and sex-matched non-diabetic subjects.
BASEL, Switzerland and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec. 19, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Speedel (SWX:SPPN) announced today that in the interests of patient safety it has stopped the current pivotal Phase III clinical trial of SPP301 (Avosentan) in diabetic nephropathy (diabetic kidney disease).
Harvard/Mass General researchers believed they might bypass malfunctioning vasopressin receptors and alleviate NDI symptoms by activating the kidney's water channels (aquaporins) pharmacologically.
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