Cardiology

Study identifies effects of secretin on cardiorenal function

The gastrointestinal hormone secretin—often associated with its role in the pancreas—increases and improves both heart and kidney function, according to a new study. Researchers write that their findings make secretin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early interventions could help counteract muscle loss in sarcopenia

Weakening muscles are a natural part of the aging process, but for some people with a condition called sarcopenia, the decline is abnormally fast. A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests that the early stages ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Alternative to using race in kidney function test found

Researchers have identified an approach to remove race from equations used to estimate a person's kidney function. These equations have been criticized for potentially perpetuating racial health disparities. The findings, ...

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