Researchers from Australia’s Monash University have made an important discovery about the role of leukocytes, or white blood cells, in kidney inflammation. Leukocytes are immune system cells found throughout the body, where they defend against infectious disease; a high leukocyte count can be a marker of inflammation and disease. Prior to this study, the medical … Continue reading Researchers Discover Role of White Blood Cells in Kidney Inflammation
This kidney lover enjoys a good mystery, especially a medical mystery. When I heard that my favorite classical composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, may have died of kidney disease, I knew I had to find out more. His strange illness and death at the age of 35 has intrigued fans and physicians alike for more than … Continue reading Diary of a Kidney Lover: Did Mozart Die of Kidney Disease?