Kidney Disease

Scientists detect new ovarian cancer target

Researchers at Houston Methodist Research Institute and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found a prescription drug, Calcitriol, approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of calcium ...

Jun 13, 2018
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Alcohol withdrawal can be deadly – here's why

Alcohol damages the brain, heart, liver and pancreas, and it increases the risk of some cancers, such as mouth and bowel cancer. It also weakens the immune system, making people more vulnerable to infectious diseases, such ...

Jun 15, 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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