Study suggests high blood pressure could begin in childhood

Children and teenagers living with overweight or obesity are more likely to have high blood pressure as adults (aged 50–64 years), suggesting the processes behind the condition could begin as early as childhood, suggests ...

Medical research

New study pinpoints why some injured kidneys do not heal

Cedars-Sinai investigators have discovered why some injured kidneys heal while others develop scarring that can lead to kidney failure. Their findings, detailed in a paper published in Science, could lead to the development ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Sickle cell disease explained

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to decide by Dec. 8 on a new therapy to treat sickle cell disease using gene editing technology called CRISPR, which stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic ...

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