Kidney Health


NFAT5 protein plays an important role in the communication between macrophages and lymphocytes

27 de October de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Spanish researchers have described a new molecular mechanism that favors the presentation of antigens by macrophages to CD4 T lymphocytes. This process is necessary...

Phosphorus control decreases hormone that affects the cardiovascular system

18 de October de 2018 | 1:00 pm
The accumulation of phosphorus in the body causes undesirable effects in the cardiovascular system especially in patients with renal failure. A research team was...

What’s new in the study of kidney disease?

11 de October de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Until October of last year, more than 13 thousand people were waiting for a kidney transplant in Mexico. This organ is the most demanded...

Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs

1 de August de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Lab-grown lungs have been successfully transplanted into pigs with no apparent medical complication for months after the procedure, researchers report. This line of research...

A treatment against Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

27 de April de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Argentina has the highest number of cases of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) worldwide, a disease related to the intake of contaminated food. HUS is...

New liver conservation procedure decreases mortality among transplanted patients by 20%

19 de April de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Keeping a donor’s liver at room temperature some hours prior to transplantation could decrease the number of deaths among transplanted patients by 20%, according...

Scientist found new approach against kidney damage in females

13 de March de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Dr. Zesergio Melo leads an investigation on the behavior of kidney diseases and functional female hormones. To this end, Dr. Melo focused on analyzing...

New training device for kidney stone surgery eliminates radiation exposure

21 de December de 2017 | 1:00 pm
IMSS urologist developed a device to practice percutaneous nephrolithotomy (procedure used to remove kidney stones from the body when they can’t pass on their...

Zika: the first test for screening the virus in blood and organ donations

21 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
The Food and Drug Administration of the United States (FDA) approved the first test to detect Zika virus in samples obtained from volunteer donors...

Mexican researchers generate heart tissue that may replace heart implants

15 de September de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Researchers at the Autonomous Metropolitan University (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, UAM) are cultivating scaffolds in vitro from healthy cells grown in electro-mechanical bioreactors for soft...
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