This month, take a few minutes to appreciate your kidneys. These workhorses filter wastes, toxins and excess fluids from the blood, regulate the balance of ions and other chemicals in your body, and release hormones important for blood production, blood pressure regulation, and calcium balance. Given all [...]
Tag: chronic kidney disease
March 17, 2011
March is Kidney Awareness Month!
May 13, 2009
SNPwatch: Variation In Urine Protein Gene May Decrease Risk Of Chronic Kidney Disease
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may affect our bodies and health; but in most cases, more work is needed before this research can provide [...]