Kidney Disease

Lower systolic blood pressure reduces risk of stroke

People 60 or older, especially minorities and women, have a lower risk of stroke if the top number (systolic) in their blood pressure is below 140 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), according to a study presented at the American ...

Feb 11, 2015
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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