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Biomarkers of Iron Metabolism in Patients with CKD

The most abundant transition metal in the human body is iron, an essential element for growth and survival. The discovery of hepcidin that regulates...
Symptoms of Leukemia, Ibrutinib

Novel Cell Signaling Disruptor Shows Promise as Blood Cancer Treatment

Researchers from the University of Alberta have identified a new mechanism of cell signal inhibition that could prove beneficial to the treatment of blood...
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Hem/Onc Roundup: Lymphoma, Melanoma, Stomach Cancer, and more

Actor Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis Jeff Bridges, 70, has been diagnosed with lymphoma, the actor announced on Twitter Monday evening. “I have been diagnosed...
Actor Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis—What Does This Mean?

Actor Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis—What Does This Mean?

Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma, the actor announced on Twitter Monday evening. “I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious...

Iron Deficiency in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Approximately one billion individuals worldwide are affected by iron deficiency anemia (IDA), and there is a particularly high prevalence among patients with chronic kidney...
Kidney Transplant Center Volume and 3-Year Clinical Outcomes

Post-Transplant Anemia Associated with Graft Loss

Following kidney transplantation, anemia is a frequent complication associated with increased cardiovascular morbidities and risk of graft loss. Eyner Lozano, MD, and colleagues in...
A Simple Blood Test that Detects Cancer and Diabetes Complications

C-Peptide Index May Predict Proteinuria in Diabetic Anemia Patients

C-peptide, a marker of beta cell reserve, is associated with complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) level is also...

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