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Scientists regenerate kidneys

Scientists regenerate kidneys

Scientists regenerate kidneys to reverse diabetes damage in mice. An international team of scientists has found a way to regenerate kidneys damaged by disease, restoring function and preventing kidney failure. The discovery could drastically improve treatments for...

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MicroRNA discovery

MicroRNA discovery

MicroRNA discovery opens up new target for novel diabetes treatments. As many of us also have to contend with diabetes in addition to kidney disease I thought this might be of interest. A new large-scale genetic analysis has revealed a set of small RNA molecules,...

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Bio-artificial Kidney

Bio-artificial Kidney

A team at UCFS (University of California and San Francisco) have developed an artificial transplant kidney that one day they hope will replace our diseased kidneys. I contacted them at the end of last year and they responded as follows: Currently, we are awaiting...

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