Kidney Disease

The hunt for botanicals

Herbal medicine can be a double-edged sword and should be more rigorously investigated for both its beneficial and harmful effects, say researchers writing in a special supplement of Science.

Dec 19, 2014
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Identifying the cellular origin of fibrosis

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have identified what they believe to be the cells responsible for fibrosis, the buildup of scar tissue. Fibrotic diseases, such as chronic kidney disease ...

Dec 02, 2014
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New US kidney transplant rules take effect

(HealthDay)—New rules intended to create a more level playing field for those awaiting kidney transplants in the United States go into effect Thursday.

Dec 04, 2014
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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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