Urology (12 News)

Frequencies of APOL1 Renal Risk Variants Affect More Populations than Previously Thought

Dec 30, 2018 12:00 pm
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New York, NY (December 27, 2018) In the largest population genomics investigation to date, a team of researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at...

Genetic Mutations Could Play a Vital Role in Improving Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Patients

Sep 17, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists have discovered a link between certain genetic mutations, the aggressiveness of prostate cancer, risk of developing the disease and poorer ...

Disabled Kidney Function May Cause Diabetes

Dec 16, 2017 4:00 pm
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Diabetes is known to increase a person's risk of kidney disease. Now, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis sugge...

Rare resistance mutation reduces treatment choices for urinary tract infections

Sep 9, 2017 6:00 pm
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Nearly 20 percent of women aged 15-29 are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Now, investigators have uncovered a rare mutation that rende...

Cancer drug may benefit patients with inherited form of kidney disease

Sep 4, 2017 4:00 pm
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A cancer drug called bosutinib may inhibit the growth of cysts in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), according to a s...

Damages of Fatty liver Are Not Limited to the Liver!

Aug 21, 2017 7:00 pm
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Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of...

A Smart Way To Substitute Antibiotics

Jun 26, 2017 1:00 pm
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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections, and they tend to come back again and again, even when treated. Most UTIs are cau...

Stem Cells Help In Treating Impotence

Apr 24, 2017 4:00 pm
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New clinical trial results show that stem cells can restore sufficient erectile function to allow previously impotent men to have spontaneous intercou...

Vaginal Flora is not As Innocent As We Previously Believed.

Apr 15, 2017 2:00 pm
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Urinary tract infections (UTI) are painful and unfortunately they’re also quite common; half of all women will eventually get a UTI and about a ...

'Bad' Mitochondria and Renal Failure

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 pm
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Biologists from the A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, a unit of the Lomonosov Moscow State University suggested the approach to p...

Studying Kidney Diseases in Drosophila

Mar 27, 2017 11:00 am
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The majority of genes associated with nephrotic syndrome (NS) in humans also play pivotal roles in Drosophila renal function, a conservation of fun...

Smoking During Pregnancy May Compromise Children's Kidney Function

Dec 25, 2016 11:00 am
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In a new study, young children showed signs of kidney damage if their mothers smoked while pregnant. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue o...