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Study Seeks To Halt Progression Of Diabetic Nephropathy 2011-03-15

Researchers at Georgia Health Sciences University are studying whether inhibiting an enzyme that reduces levels of a protective metabolite could halt the progression of diabetic nephropathy, or kidney disease resulting fromdiabetes. …

Wash water, vinegar can inhibit bacterial 2011-03-12

Now a variety of newspapers, magazines, networks are often introduced in the wash water withsome of the material, the more common vinegar, tea, honey, salt and so on. …

Risk of Kidney Failure High in Depressed People 2011-03-12

The risk of kidney failure among those who suffer from depression is higher than among thosewho are not depressed, according to a new report published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. …

Gene Variant Influences Chronic Kidney Disease Risk 2011-03-11

The research team, known as the CKDGen Consortium, examined data from several genome-wide association studies to identify missense variant (I2984V) in the CUBN gene. The findings are published in the March 2011 edition of JASN.…

Lower Sex Drive A Hidden Symptom Of Breast Cancer 2011-03-10

For some women who have had breast cancer, the impact on their sex life can be just as devastating as other more obvious treatment related symptoms, such as hair loss. Reduced interestin sex among women is a familiar issue.…

Acupuncture May Treat Premature Ejaculation 2011-03-09

Acupuncture may be another treatment option for premature ejaculation (PE), new findings suggest. In a study of 90 PE patients, the therapy proved superior to a sham treatment but less effective than paroxetine.…

Protect Your Kidneys, Save Your Heart 2011-03-08

Protecting your kidneys may help save your heart, according to an article in the Medical Journal of Australia. The sixth World Kidney Day, to be held on 10 March 2011, will call attention to this underappreciated association. …