Kidney Disease

First seeds of kidney cancer sown in adolescence

The earliest critical genetic changes that can lead to kidney cancer have been mapped by scientists. The first key genetic change occurs in childhood or adolescence, and the resulting cells follow a consistent path to progress ...

Apr 12, 2018
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Using AI to detect heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the U.S., one in every four deaths is a result of heart disease, which includes a range ...

Apr 17, 2018
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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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