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The first 3 papers of this 333rd issue of NDT-E were very recently published in the JCI. The first 2 ones originate from the German group of Jens Titze. In a series of elegant experiments, this group extends seminal observations initially made in space travellers on the existence of salt storage in skin in an osmotically inactive form. These observations have now triggered, as is always the case with top science, additional questions that are now progressively addressed.
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In support of World Kidney Day (WKD) on March 9, Carmine Zoccali and Alberto Ortiz, the Editors-in-Chief of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (ndt) and Clinical Kidney Journal (ckj), have curated a collection of articles focusing on this year’s theme, Kidney Disease and Obesity.
Kidney transplantation with living donor organs is associated with longer graft and patient survival compared with deceased donor organs.
Existing studies show that the recipient benefits from a living donation.
But what about the donor?
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.