Medications

A new drug candidate can shrink kidney cysts

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), the most common form of polycystic kidney disease, can lead to kidney enlargement and eventual loss of function. The disease affects more than 12 million people worldwide, ...

Surgery

Debunking myths about minority organ donation

More than 103,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant, according to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. Nearly 60% of people on transplant waiting lists come from minority communities.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk for vitiligo increased for transplant recipients

Transplant recipients, especially those receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT), have an increased risk for vitiligo, according to a brief report published online Dec. 13 in JAMA Dermatology.

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