Urology Today.net

Site updated at Thursday, 12 May 2016

Common Urological Problems

Kidney Cells

New Approach May Help Dialysis Patients Fight Anemia

A new drug called FG-2216 can stimulate production of the hormone erythropoietin (EPO) in dialysis patients - possibly offering a new approach to treatment of kidney disease-related anemia, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

Anemia is a major problem in patients… New Approach May Help Dialysis Patients Fight Anemia   



Newly discovered protein may protect kidney cells from injury

A new discovery by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers may change how kidney disease is treated in the future.

The previously unknown protein transmembrane and immunoglobulin containing 1 (TMIGD1) involved in protecting kidney epithelial cells (cells critical to normal kidney function) from injury, could be a novel target for restoring kidney function… Newly discovered protein may protect kidney cells from injury   



pelvic circulation1 - urodynamics1 - minimal glomerular lesions1 - attention deficit hyperactivity disorder1 - recurrent bladder infection1 - progression-free survival1 - congenital malformations of urinary tract1 - kidney injury6 - mitotane1 - xenical1 - primary hematuria1 - uric acid nephropathy1 - running1 - renal dysplasia1 - triage1 - slow prostate growth1 - autosomal dominant fsgs1 - dana-farber cancer institute1 - subacute1 - ischaemic heart disease1 - polycystic disease1 - cystocele3 - polyarteritis nodosa1 - radiological society of north america1 - intensive care unit1 - enlarged prostate4 - benign prostatic hyperplasia4 - prostate treatment2 - secondary tumor1 - nephron-sparing surgery1 -