Category Archives: uremic cardiomyopathy

Biomarker identifies heart problems in mice with kidney disease.

Decreased blood levels of a kidney-derived protein called Klotho increases the risk of heart disease in mice with kidney disease, according to a study from UT Southwestern Medical Center. If the findings are confirmed in humans, Klotho replacement therapy may help protect the heart health of patients with poor kidney function. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in

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