Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Work, sex, swimming and fit bands: All safe for dialysis patients

On dialysis for kidney failure and assume swimming or sit ups are out of the question? Think again. New international guidelines have been released on the eve of Kidney Health Week showing how important it is for dialysis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New insights into kidney disease using tropical frog models

Using cutting-edge genetic engineering, UZH researchers have developed a model to study hereditary kidney disease with the help of tropical frogs. The method allows them to collect large amounts of data on anomalies, which ...

Genetics

Study: Genetic kidney disorder reversible in preclinical models

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a genetic disorder, causes fluid-filled cysts to develop on the kidneys, which can impair their function. As part of the growth of cysts, the kidneys develop inflammation ...

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