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Scientists make strides toward drug therapy for inherited kidney disease

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered that patients with an inherited kidney disease may be helped by a drug that is currently available for other uses. The findings are published in this week’s issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Over 600,000 people in the U.S., and 12 million worldwide,… Scientists make strides toward drug therapy for inherited kidney disease   



Urine test can diagnose, predict kidney transplant rejection

Analysis of three biomarkers in the urine of kidney transplant recipients can diagnose - and even predict - transplant rejection, according to results from a clinical trial sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. This test for biomarkers - molecules that indicate the… Urine test can diagnose, predict kidney transplant rejection   



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