Researchers from Georgia Regents University, Vanderbilt University, Texas A&M University, and Northwestern University have found an explanation for the century-old observation that if a person ends up with just one kidney, … Continue Reading Researchers have solved century-old mystery of why lone kidneys grow larger when the one other is lost.
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 … Continue Reading Biomarker identifies heart problems in mice with kidney disease.
An international team of researchers led by the University of Louisville has identified a protein that turns a person’s immune system against itself in a form of kidney disease called … Continue Reading Second protein associated with common cause of kidney failure identified.
Researchers led by the University of Washington have identified two blood markers strongly linked with the development of heart failure in individuals with mild to severe kidney disease. Elevations in … Continue Reading Biomarkers identified for kidney disease patients’ risk of heart failure.