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Studies confirm that chronic kidney disease independently increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Studies confirm that chronic kidney disease independently increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Understanding how kidneys absorb protein from urine will help fight kidney disease in diabetics

Understanding how kidneys absorb protein from urine will help fight kidney disease in diabetics

Research findings may help stave off full-blown diabetes

Research findings may help stave off full-blown diabetes

A new non-invasive test for kidney disease

A new non-invasive test for kidney disease

Exubera shows sustained blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Exubera shows sustained blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Regulatory agency alerts consumers about poor quality of some traditional chinese medicines

Regulatory agency alerts consumers about poor quality of some traditional chinese medicines

High blood pressure increased 30 percent over the last decade in the U.S.

High blood pressure increased 30 percent over the last decade in the U.S.

Revised cholesterol-lowering guidelines constitute a major risk to public health

Revised cholesterol-lowering guidelines constitute a major risk to public health

Health Canada is advising consumers not to use products containing Aristolochic Acid

Health Canada is advising consumers not to use products containing Aristolochic Acid

Traveling to and from work can reduce cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes

Traveling to and from work can reduce cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes

Gene associated with susceptibility to developing type 1 diabetes

Gene associated with susceptibility to developing type 1 diabetes

Largest diet and exercise trial in the world for people with type 2 diabetes

Largest diet and exercise trial in the world for people with type 2 diabetes

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis

Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on

Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

African Americans more at risk of kidney disease

African Americans more at risk of kidney disease

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

New advice to doctors on lowering diabetes-heart disease risks

New advice to doctors on lowering diabetes-heart disease risks