Study reveals novel intervention for diabetic kidney risk

Adiponectin improves diabetic kidney function in mice.

Heavy metals linked to premature menopause in women

Impact of heavy metals on anti-müllerian hormone during menopausal transition.

New study links microbiome to kidney stones

Kidney stone formation marked by multi-site microbiota changes.

Individuals who consume marijuana have high levels of metals in their blood and urine

The results indicate marijuana is a source of cadmium and lead exposure.

Gene therapy offers promise to children battling kidney disease

Gene therapy halts kidney disease in nephrotic syndrome.

Mediterranean diet and exercise protect older adults from disability

Mediterranean diet and exercise may prevent disability in hospitalized older adults.

Astronaut’s urine can be used to build moon bases

To develop material for lunar construction, it is significant to reduce the weight of material that has to be brought in from Earth. Also,...

First known case of a woman who pees alcohol

A 61-year-old patient who presented with liver damage and poorly controlled diabetes visited the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre Presbyterian Hospital for placement on...

Autonomous diaper sensor detects better urinary tract infections

A urinary tract infection (UTI) happens when bacteria (germs) get into the urinary tract. The most common place for a UTI to occur is...

Urine test detects organ transplant rejection

The early detection of the onset of transplant rejection is critical for the long-term survival of patients. The diagnostic gold standard for detecting transplant...

World-first bio-bricks from urine

Suzanne Lambert, a master's student from the University of Cape Town (UCT) has developed the world’s first bio-brick grown from human urine. He has created...

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