Kidney Disease

Mapping the 100 trillion cells that make up your body

There are about 100 trillion cells that make up the human body. A new megascience endeavor will catalog and image each of the 200 or more types of cells from the 80 known organs and identify the genes that are active in these ...

Sep 27, 2018
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Stress may raise type 2 diabetes risk in women

Traditional risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure and a sedentary lifestyle may not be the only predictors of type 2 diabetes. New research points to the role that stress may play in the development of the condition ...

Nov 06, 2018
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3 things to know about cholesterol

With the release of new guidelines for treating and managing cholesterol, there may be questions not only about the changes in the update, but about cholesterol itself.

Nov 12, 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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