The new findings, however, will help researchers develop more effective treatments for stopping the process, said co-author RFL consultant hepatologist Gautam Mehta.
New York: In a rare case, a 54-year-old man, after returning from a trip to Southeast Asia where he spent much of his holiday sunbathing, was diagnosed with kidney damage after he took high doses of vitamin D for years. After referral to a kidney specialist and further testing, it was discovered that the man […]
Brasilia: Besides being beneficial for heart, strength training can also reduce accumulation of fat in liver and improve blood glucose regulation, says a study on mice. The study, led by a team from the University of Campinas in Brazil, showed strength training can reduce fat stored in liver and improve blood glucose control in obese […]
New York: Gestational diabetes — high blood sugar condition during pregnancy — may cause early-stage kidney damage that can later lead to chronic kidney diseases among women, reported a study. The study showed that women with gestational diabetes were more likely to have a high glomerular filtration rate (GFR) — an estimate of how much […]
New York: Besides, negative effects on cardiovascular health and life expectancy, increased exposure to air pollution may also harm your kidneys, researchers warn. The study suggests that there really is no “safe” level for air pollution, as even the lowest levels of particulate matter in the air can do great harm to the kidneys and […]