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Kidney News Weekly #3: A Round Up of the Top 8 Kidney News Stories

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Welcome to my third edition of KidneyCoach.com News Weekly! The place where I do a round-up of all the top stories related to kidneys, kidney health and kidney disease for the week.

This edition covers many interesting stories where you will discover how low levels of vitamin D is linked to kidney disease complications, new insights into the cause of chronic inflammatioin in kidney disease sufferers, how gene mutations may hold the key for a certain kidney disease, a mystery kidney disease epidemic in Central America, among many others.

…There are plently of interesting and eyeopening news stories below that will both help and inform you.

Here are the top 8 news stories for the week:

News Story #1

Gene mutation play a major role in 1 cause of kidney disease …
Mutations in a gene called INF2 are by far the most common cause of a dominantly inherited condition that leads to kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American …
http://www.breakthroughdigest.com/

News Story #2

Low Vitamin D Linked to Kidney Disease Complications in Children
CINCINNATI—Vitamin D deficiency is more common in children who suffer from kidney disease and contributes to thryroid problems and inflammation. These findings were published online ahead of print in the journal Kidney International. …
www.naturalproductsinsider.com

News Story #3

Scientists discover new susceptibility genes for kidney disease
Singapore and Chinese scientists have identified new susceptibility genes for a specific kidney disease and found risk variants that could influence the clinical symptoms of patients. Their discovery is related to the disease immunoglobulin A …
health.asiaone.com

News Story #4

Mystery Kidney Disease in Central America
Kidney disease has killed so many men here that locals now call their community not simply La Isla – which means “The Island” – but La Isla de las Viudas – “The Island of the Widows.” The epidemic extends far beyond Nicaragua. It’s prevalent along the …
www.theworld.org