Low Levels of Hormone Klotho May Be Early Warning Sign of CKD

Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that Klotho, an anti-aging hormone produced in the kidneys, may serve as a biomarker for early CKD and its cardiovascular complications.  Low levels of Klotho have been observed in both mice and humans with CKD. The senior author of the study, Dr.…

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Grant System Leaves Cancer Researchers to Play it Safe

From New York Times June 28, 2009 Here is an interesting article with insight into the cancer research grant system and why more funds are needed for medical research. Grant System Leaves Cancer Researchers to Play It Safe

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