THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Hispanic folks with chronic kidney disease should have early heart health screenings, new research suggests, because they’re at high risk for sudden cardiac arrest. A team from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles discovered this while working to learn aboutContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — For the first time ever, a solid humanized organ has been grown from scratch in an animal — a first step in a process that could potentially solve organ shortages and save countless lives. Chinese researchers grew partially human early-stage kidneys inside embryonicContinue Reading

THURSDAY, July 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Decades of “redlining” — discriminatory policies that led to disinvestment in minority communities within the United States — may be connected with current cases of kidney failure in Black adults. A new study from researchers at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH)Continue Reading