Genetics

New research maps possible molecular origins of kidney disease

After mapping the genetic underpinning of kidney function in 1.5 million people and about 60,000 kidney cells that are the microscopic mechanisms of gene regulation, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New mobile test system for kidney disease

A new method for early detection of chronic kidney disease, which affects an estimated 9% of the world's population, has been shown to have potential to service rural and remote patients and communities with limited medical ...

Medical research

Common prebiotic fiber mitigates harm of high-salt diet in rats

New research in rats finds a diet high in the prebiotic fiber inulin offered a protective effect against the damage of a high-salt diet. The research will be presented this week at the American Physiological Society (APS) ...

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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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