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Protein In The Urine

Protein in the urine: A warning sign for cognitive decline

1. Small Amounts of Urinary Protein Predict More Rapid Cognitive Decline in Elderly Women Screening Efforts in Older Individuals May Be Warranted

A new study has found that low amounts of albumin in the urine, at levels not traditionally considered clinically significant, strongly predict faster cognitive decline in older women. The study involved more… Protein in the urine: A warning sign for cognitive decline   



Soft drinks and sugar in the diet may have negative effects on the kidneys

Two new studies highlight the potential negative effects that soft drinks and sugar can have on kidney health. Results of these studies will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

In one study, researchers led by Ryohei Yamamoto, MD, PhD (Osaka Univ Graduate… Soft drinks and sugar in the diet may have negative effects on the kidneys   



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