Kidney Disease

Heat waves hit seniors hardest

(HealthDay)—As much of the Northeast struggles with a heat wave that isn't expected to ease until the middle of this week, here are some expert tips on how to spot heat stroke.

Aug 16, 2016
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Risk of heat-related health problems increases with age

Summer is here and it's blazing hot! It is important to be aware of the health risks that higher temperatures can bring. Older adults and people with chronic medical conditions are particularly susceptible to hyperthermia ...

Jul 12, 2016
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Wash cycle—making organs fit for transplantation

There's a nationwide shortage of suitable organs for transplanting – but what if some of those organs deemed 'unsuitable' could be rejuvenated? Researchers at Addenbrooke's Hospital have managed just that – and last year ...

Jul 20, 2016
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Probing the secrets of cell identity

Though organisms have drastically evolved since climbing out of the primordial soup, one scientific fact has remained the same for epochs: cells are the most basic structural units of all living things.

Aug 25, 2016
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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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