Print Issue: September 01, 2010

Aging Alone Does Not Influence CKD

A study of 2,649 men and women aged 18 years and older has uncovered no evidence that aging alone influences CKD, instead identifying hypertension as the only comorbid condition to contribute to kidney damage in both men and women, according to a report in the Journal of Nephrology (2010;23:444-452).

Assess Donors For Metabolic Syndrome

SAN DIEGO—Individuals who donate one of their kidneys experience a faster deterioration of their other kidney if they have metabolic syndrome at the time of donation, according to new study data presented at The Endocrine Society’s 92nd Annual Meeting.

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