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Osmolyte findings could have implications for the study of Alzheimer's disease, cystic fibrosis, kidney disease

Osmolyte findings could have implications for the study of Alzheimer's disease, cystic fibrosis, kidney disease

GRK5 protein plays important role in hypertension

GRK5 protein plays important role in hypertension

Study paves the way for new therapeutic targets which can potentially improve heart disease in patients with end-stage kidney failure

Study paves the way for new therapeutic targets which can potentially improve heart disease in patients with end-stage kidney failure

Role of asymmetric dimethylarginine in damaged blood vessels

Role of asymmetric dimethylarginine in damaged blood vessels

Researchers map genetic location that explains why certain blood pressure-lowering drugs aren't effective for some people

Researchers map genetic location that explains why certain blood pressure-lowering drugs aren't effective for some people

Genetically engineered animals help in scientific research that may benefit children

Genetically engineered animals help in scientific research that may benefit children

Periodontal disease develops much earlier than dentists and other health professionals thought

Periodontal disease develops much earlier than dentists and other health professionals thought

Unrecognized hypertension is common among emergency room patients, especially African Americans

Unrecognized hypertension is common among emergency room patients, especially African Americans

Decline in energy production by mitochondria appears to be a key problem leading to insulin resistance

Decline in energy production by mitochondria appears to be a key problem leading to insulin resistance

Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections

Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections

Study finds risk of death increases with peritoneal dialysis over hemodialysis

Study finds risk of death increases with peritoneal dialysis over hemodialysis

Defect in the mechanics of motors that build tiny cellular hairs is the basis of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Defect in the mechanics of motors that build tiny cellular hairs is the basis of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Diagnosing diabetes early saves lives

Diagnosing diabetes early saves lives

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Kidney disease associated with 'benign' prostate obstruction

Kidney disease associated with 'benign' prostate obstruction

If global efforts to prevent HIV/AIDS are to work long term, they must avoid suspicions of being unfair

If global efforts to prevent HIV/AIDS are to work long term, they must avoid suspicions of being unfair

Two common gene variations are associated with the risk for developing chronic kidney disease

Two common gene variations are associated with the risk for developing chronic kidney disease

Fewer diabetics end up in hospital

Fewer diabetics end up in hospital

Ruboxistaurin shows favorable effects on kidney damage and function in people with type 2 diabetes and nephropathy

Ruboxistaurin shows favorable effects on kidney damage and function in people with type 2 diabetes and nephropathy

Muraglitazar lowers blood glucose and helps dyslipidemia seen in diabetes

Muraglitazar lowers blood glucose and helps dyslipidemia seen in diabetes