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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

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

Scientific experts discuss the benefits and safety of vitamin E

Scientific experts discuss the benefits and safety of vitamin E

Genetic link to kidney damage after heart surgery

Genetic link to kidney damage after heart surgery

The gap in life expectancy between women and men is closing!

The gap in life expectancy between women and men is closing!

Kidney dysfunction in HIV patients can be detected earlier

Kidney dysfunction in HIV patients can be detected earlier

Up to 500,000 Americans will develop lupus-related kidney disease

Up to 500,000 Americans will develop lupus-related kidney disease

Olmesartan improves blood supply to kidneys

Olmesartan improves blood supply to kidneys

Traditional Indian medicine, herb Salacia oblonga may help treat diabetes

Traditional Indian medicine, herb Salacia oblonga may help treat diabetes

Risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants

Risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants

Genzyme files Glucocerebrosidase patent infringement

Genzyme files Glucocerebrosidase patent infringement

1 billion people with high blood pressure by 2025

1 billion people with high blood pressure by 2025

New guidelines for treating diabetes

New guidelines for treating diabetes

10 to 20 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease but most don’t know it

10 to 20 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease but most don’t know it