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Suppression of growth hormone and related compounds beginning in early adulthood may delay the onset or progression of several types of cancer

Suppression of growth hormone and related compounds beginning in early adulthood may delay the onset or progression of several types of cancer

Medication errors dramatically reduced in patients with kidney disease

Medication errors dramatically reduced in patients with kidney disease

Australian Medical Association indigenous health report card focuses on low birth weight babies

Australian Medical Association indigenous health report card focuses on low birth weight babies

Cystatin-C, a new blood test for kidney function, is a better predictor of death and cardiovascular risk among the elderly

Cystatin-C, a new blood test for kidney function, is a better predictor of death and cardiovascular risk among the elderly

New kidney test better elder mortality predictor

New kidney test better elder mortality predictor

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Hypertension drug combination yields high rate of blood pressure control in hard-to-treat patients

Hypertension drug combination yields high rate of blood pressure control in hard-to-treat patients

Metabolic syndrome costing four times that for all other patients

Metabolic syndrome costing four times that for all other patients

Chronic kidney disease linked to a single gene mutation

Chronic kidney disease linked to a single gene mutation

Diabetes appears to rob women of usual advantage in heart disease risk

Diabetes appears to rob women of usual advantage in heart disease risk

Age-related macular degeneration is triggered, possibly by an infection

Age-related macular degeneration is triggered, possibly by an infection

New guidelines for managing chronic kidney disease in patients living with HIV infection

New guidelines for managing chronic kidney disease in patients living with HIV infection

Scientists add an important piece to the intricate puzzle of type-1 diabetes

Scientists add an important piece to the intricate puzzle of type-1 diabetes

Number and quality of kidney transplants much greater if national matching program adopted

Number and quality of kidney transplants much greater if national matching program adopted

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Largest "gene deserts" yet discovered in the human genome sequence

Largest "gene deserts" yet discovered in the human genome sequence

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

KCP protein protects kidneys from damage caused by chronic renal disease and injury

KCP protein protects kidneys from damage caused by chronic renal disease and injury

E. coli petting zoo link in Florida

E. coli petting zoo link in Florida

NASA scientists find clues about kidney disease

NASA scientists find clues about kidney disease