All posts tagged "kidney"
Study of Kidney Disease Yields Major Insights Into Regulation of Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Health
A new study of a rare kidney disease has allowed researchers to gain new insights into how blood pressure is regulated. A family affected by the disease carries mutations in two important genes, which the scientists found...
- Posted January 24, 2012
Donor’s Genetic Profile Predicts Transplant Success
The lifespan of a donated organ is a critical factor for the lives of patients receiving transplants. A new study of the genetic profile of donors and the success of patients receiving a kidney from them reveals...
- Posted May 10, 2011