Kidney Health


The importance of kidney health, particularly in diabetic and hypertensive patients

25 de March de 2017 | 1:00 pm
The main function of the kidneys is cleaning the blood of toxins, remove water, secrete hormones such as erythropoietin (stimulates the formation of red...

A Therapy May Avoid Kidney Rejection in Transplanted Diabetics

20 de March de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Scientists at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) are developing a therapy so that avoids organ rejection in kidney transplanted patients. One of...

UNAM Develops Device that Detects Kidney Damage

12 de January de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Researchers at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) work on the design and development of a portable device that will allow early detection...

Alpha Blockers Are Only Effective for Larger Kidney Stones

8 de December de 2016 | 1:00 pm
A new review of medical literature conducted at the University of Michigan and the University of Florida suggests alpha blockers may be useful in...

New Stem Cell Treatment from Donors Was Able To Regenerate Hearts of Monkeys

15 de October de 2016 | 1:00 pm
Cardiac muscle cells grown from the stem cells of one macaque monkey can be used to regenerate the hearts of other monkeys of the...

First Genetic Study among Mexican Children for RTA

18 de May de 2016 | 12:00 pm
Researchers at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) developed a first genetic study among Mexican children, to identify gene mutations linked with Type...

Innovative System to Conserve Skin with Living Cells for Transplantation for Years

20 de April de 2016 | 12:00 pm
A new protocol for preserving the skin of cadaver donors was created and successfully tested by Mexican doctors, at the Skin and Tissue Bank...

Carlos Slim Foundation, Supporting the First Chain of Transplants in Mexico

13 de April de 2016 | 12:00 pm
The National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition ‘Salvador Zubirán’ announced the first case of sequential transplant of four patients, performed with great success...

Researcher Awarded For Alternative Therapy for Kidney Transplant

27 de February de 2016 | 12:00 pm
For developing a less harmful alternative therapy for patients undergoing kidney transplant, which provides a longer and better quality of life, a group of...

New Comprehensive Care Clinic for Patients with Diabetes and Obesity at HGM

15 de February de 2015 | 3:55 pm
The General Hospital of Mexico (HGM) ‘Dr. Eduardo Liceaga’ opened the Comprehensive Care Clinic for Patients with Diabetes and Obesity, to provide early diagnosis...
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