Kidney Health


Researchers discover method that rehabilitates kidneys for transplant

20 de May de 2019 | 12:00 pm
The discovery was made by researchers from the Faculty of Medicine of Sao Jose do Rio Preto (FAMERP), a city in the interior of...

Injured Lungs Can Be Regenerated for Transplant: Study

16 de May de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Severely damaged lungs can be regenerated to be suitable for transplantation, researchers say. A transplant is the only lifesaving treatment for people with end-stage...

Mexican students developed method to detect kidney damage after a transplant

26 de March de 2019 | 1:00 pm
Students from the Autonomous University of Querétaro (UAQ) developed a method to detect kidney damage or symptoms of rejection after a transplant. The objective...

Spanish researchers created vascularized mini-kidneys from adult stem cells

24 de February de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A study published in the journal Nature Materials describes how scientists from the Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) generated organoids (cells grown in...

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...
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