Items tagged as "kidney disease"
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Researchers say the discovery of how sodium ions pass through the gill of a zebrafish may be a clue to understanding a key function in the human kidney. The findings from a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Tokyo Institute of Technology appear [...]Created by Bob Nellis
SAN DIEGO — A drug therapy shows promise for treating an inherited form of kidney disease called autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), Mayo Clinic researchers say. The medication, tolvaptan, slowed the pace of kidney cyst growth over the three years of the study. The phase three clinical trial results [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
This Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic nephrologist, Dr. James McCarthy. March is National Kidney Month. Medical Edge Weekend 3-20-10 Update: Dr. McCarthy took a few moments after the program to answer a couple of questions, on diabetes insipidus and apatite kidney stones that were tweeted to #mayoradio [...]Created by Admin
Research from Mayo Clinic finds that half of elderly patients who start dialysis after age 75 will die within one year. Lead study author and a health care delivery scholar with the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery Bjorg Thorsteinsdottir, M.D., says, “Many elderly patients and [...]Created by Dana Sparks