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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

ACE inhibitors for diabetics cut in half the risk of death

ACE inhibitors for diabetics cut in half the risk of death

Inexpensive, simple urine test that could identify impending kidney failure

Inexpensive, simple urine test that could identify impending kidney failure

Study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus

Study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus

Transplants of older kidneys work as well as younger ones

Transplants of older kidneys work as well as younger ones

Natural medication shown to not always be a safe alternative to synthetic medication

Natural medication shown to not always be a safe alternative to synthetic medication

New Zealand researcher awarded largest renal failure grant ever

New Zealand researcher awarded largest renal failure grant ever

Study of three treatments of type 2 diabetes in children and teens has begun in US

Study of three treatments of type 2 diabetes in children and teens has begun in US

Researchers find link that could aid in treatment of kidney cyst diseases

Researchers find link that could aid in treatment of kidney cyst diseases