HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Polycystic kidney disease: MRI provides an early alert to progression

PKD is available from NIDDK at www.niddk.nih.gov and from the PKD Foundation at www.pkdcure.org and 1-800-PKD-CURE.

There is no cure and no specific treatment for PKD, but careful blood pressure control and using ACE-inhibitors or ARBs, types of blood pressure medicines, significantly delays or prevents kidney disease and failure from diabetes and other causes by reducing protein in the urine and preventing damage to the small blood vessels in the kidneys. Earlier trials of these treatments in PKD were not definitive, possibly because a small number of patients were involved.


'"/>

Contact: Mary Harris
harrismm@mail.nih.gov
301-435-8114
NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
17-May-2006


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. The female advantage in kidney disease does not extend to diabetic women
2. A gene that protects from kidney disease
3. Chinese medicinal compound stops formation of cysts in polycystic kidney disease in lab
4. Adult stem/progenitor cells repair of damaged brain, pancreas, kidney cells newly understood
5. New reference material for diagnosing kidney disease
6. Triptolide: A potential drug for polycystic kidney disease
7. Nicotine: The link between cigarette smoking and kidney disease progression?
8. Proteins effects essential for kidney-to-bladder urine transfer
9. UVA receives training grant for new kidney disease researchers
10. Mutant gene causes severe kidney disease in infants
11. Convening kidney health in Copenhagen

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/25/2017)... YORK , Jan. 25, 2017 The ... Access Management (IAM) lifecycle is comprised of a ... for the purpose of maintaining digital identities and ... resources and applications. There are significant number of ... from time to time by optimizing processes and ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... Jan 20, 2017 Research and Markets has ... 2017-2021" report to their offering. ... The global voice recognition biometrics market to ... The report covers the present scenario and the growth ... calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... 2017 MedNet Solutions , an ... entire spectrum of clinical research, is proud to ... for the organization in terms of corporate growth, ... products and services. The company,s exceptional achievements can ... iMedNet ™ – ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:2/20/2017)... 2017  This Report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bioinformatics in ... provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America , ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p04707099-summary/view-report.html ... Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) , ... ... ... technologies to improve therapeutic success among radiotherapy patients, prevent chest wall collapses ... for femur fracture alignments will receive a total of $600,000 in funding ...
(Date:2/19/2017)... ... February 19, 2017 , ... Expanding Portfolio to Include Lab ... equipment with the goal of expanding the reach of its quality and precision ... water analysis meters were introduced into the market in 2014. , The OHAUS ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... February 17, 2017 According ... by Product (Consumables, Service), Type (Safety, Efficacy, Validation), ... Drug Discovery and Development, Disease-Risk) - Global Forecast ... projected to reach USD 53.34 Billion by 2021 ... a CAGR of 13.8% during the forecast period ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: