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The 5 papers selected for this issue of NDT-E again highlight the broad scope of topics of current interest to nephrologists.
The first one was recently published in the JCI. J Long et al report an study showing that "Long noncoding RNA Tug1 regulates mitochondrial bioenergetics in diabetic nephropathy".
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Adolescent body mass index (BMI) predicts diabetes mellitus (DM) mortality in midlife, according to a study published online in Diabetes Care.
The risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in later life is increased for individuals with high blood pressure, especially middle-aged adults. This is the conclusion of a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, published in the journal Hypertension.
Intensive treatment to lower systolic (top number) blood pressure to below 120 would save more than 100,000 lives per year in the United States, according to a study led by Loyola University Chicago researcher Holly Kramer, MD, MPH.
DNA-based scoring system uses many genes to predict long-term success of transplantation.
A new scoring system that compares the genetic matching of kidney donors and recipients could help improve predictions of transplant success, according to a study published in PLOS Computational Biology.
Premature birth cuts short kidney development, resulting in smaller kidney size and higher blood pressure in adulthood, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions.