Kidney Disease

Zinc supply affects cardiac health

In addition to essential metabolic functions, the level of zinc in the body also affects the heart muscle. When oxidative stress occurs, it may be due to a shortage of zinc, which can be determined by examining the heart ...

Apr 18, 2017
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A kidney disease's genetic clues are uncovered

Researchers have uncovered new genetic clues to understanding IgA nephropathy (IgAN), or Berger's disease, an autoimmune kidney disease and a common cause of kidney failure. The findings are relevant to IgAN as well as other ...

Mar 06, 2017
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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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