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Erythropoietin, or its alternative erythropoetin or EPO, is a glycoprotein hormone that controls erythropoiesis, or red blood cell production. It is a cytokine for erythrocyte (red blood cell) precursors in the bone marrow.
Oral drug works just as well as conventional therapy for anemia in patients with kidney disease

Oral drug works just as well as conventional therapy for anemia in patients with kidney disease

Results of high-impact clinical trials could affect kidney-related medical care

Results of high-impact clinical trials could affect kidney-related medical care

Oral drug found to be effective, safe for treating anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease

Oral drug found to be effective, safe for treating anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease

Latin American and Caribbean research contributions to tackle challenges posed by brain diseases

Latin American and Caribbean research contributions to tackle challenges posed by brain diseases

Study reveals mechanisms by which SGLT2 inhibitors produce renoprotective effect

Study reveals mechanisms by which SGLT2 inhibitors produce renoprotective effect

Erythropoietin treatment may increase the risk of hip fractures in individuals with kidney failure

Erythropoietin treatment may increase the risk of hip fractures in individuals with kidney failure

High altitude experts explain pneumolysis caused by COVID-19

High altitude experts explain pneumolysis caused by COVID-19

Cell survival protein could protect kidneys from damage caused by cancer therapies

Cell survival protein could protect kidneys from damage caused by cancer therapies

Scientists identify key driver in BRAF inhibitor resistant melanoma

Scientists identify key driver in BRAF inhibitor resistant melanoma

Doping agent Epo could be effective against Covid-19

Doping agent Epo could be effective against Covid-19

Insufficient evidence for cognitive efficacy of drug treatments in multiple sclerosis

Insufficient evidence for cognitive efficacy of drug treatments in multiple sclerosis

Clinical study shows promising results for treatment of VHL disease-associated renal tumors

Clinical study shows promising results for treatment of VHL disease-associated renal tumors

'Living drug factories' could be used to achieve long-term treatment of chronic diseases

'Living drug factories' could be used to achieve long-term treatment of chronic diseases

Erythropoietin treatment may not provide neuroprotection for preemies

Erythropoietin treatment may not provide neuroprotection for preemies

Nerve cell protection without side effects on erythropoiesis

Nerve cell protection without side effects on erythropoiesis

D-serine produced by gut microbiota protects against acute kidney injury, show study

D-serine produced by gut microbiota protects against acute kidney injury, show study

Study highlights potential use of blood biomarkers as diagnostic tool for sleep apnea

Study highlights potential use of blood biomarkers as diagnostic tool for sleep apnea

Finnish research solves family blood mystery

Finnish research solves family blood mystery

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

EPO's neuroprotective effect in preemies may be mediated by epigenetic regulation of genes

EPO's neuroprotective effect in preemies may be mediated by epigenetic regulation of genes