kidney disease

March is Kidney Awareness Month!

March 17, 2011
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...
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SNPwatch: New Research Sheds More Light on Role of Genetic Variant in Chronic Kidney Disease

September 02, 2010
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), characterized by the gradual loss of the kidneys’ filtering ability, currently affects about 10-13% of adults in the United States.   Patients suffering from the most...
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