Kidney Disease

How healthy will we be in 2040?

A new scientific study of forecasts and alternative scenarios for life expectancy and major causes of death in 2040 shows all countries are likely to experience at least a slight increase in lifespans. In contrast, one scenario ...

Oct 17, 2018
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New drug could sustain oxygen-starved hearts

Running low on oxygen is a major danger for any of your body's tissues, but the heart is particularly sensitive to such hypoxic conditions, which can lead to long-term tissue damage or even heart attacks.

Oct 19, 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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