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Gene therapy for polycystic kidney disease has been identified by researchers

ADPKD is among the most common human genetic conditions and the most frequent genetic cause of kidney failure, affecting an estimated 12.5 million people worldwide. ADPKD is an inherited disease in which patients typically inherit one mutated copy of PKD1 (or PKD2) and one normal copy. The disease is characterized by the frequent formation of […]

Chronic kidney disease in children is rising at an alarming rate

Chronic kidney disease occurs when a disease or condition impairs kidney function, causing kidney damage to worsen over several months or years. Chronic renal disease is a condition that lasts for a long time and causes irreversible kidney damage and declining kidney function. In most cases, it gets worse with time. With more cases being […]

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