News tagged with kidney injury

Malnutrition-linked inflammation of the gut

More than one billion people in poor countries are starving, and malnutrition remains a major problem even in rich countries, making it a leading cause of death in the world. For over a hundred years, doctors have known that ...

Jul 25, 2012
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Warning signs predict kidney injury after surgery

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common – but preventable -- complication after surgery that can lead to other complications or even death. The use and development of biomarkers will help physicians diagnose and treat ...

Aug 12, 2011
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