News tagged with kidney disease

Rapid analysis of kidney stones

Kidney stones rank among the most common illnesses. Their recurrence might be prevented with the right postoperative care. However, for this to be effective, composition of the stones should be known. Fraunhofer researchers ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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How rocket science may improve kidney dialysis

A team of researchers in the United Kingdom has found a way to redesign an artificial connection between an artery and vein, known as an Arterio-Venous Fistulae, which surgeons form in the arms of people with end-stage renal ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Soft Matter
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A helping hand for pygmy hippos

Nobody knows how many pygmy hippos remain in wild habitats in West Africa, but there are only about 350 in captivity world-wide and a researcher at The University of Western Australia is in a race against time to ensure the ...

dateJan 21, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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