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Smoking May Be Even Riskier Than Once Thought
Smokers, it’s never too late to quit — and there may now be even more good reasons to do so.
Failing Hearts Lead to Ailing Kidneys
Heart failure does not mean your heart is totally broken. Rather, it means your heart is weaker and cannot pump blood as easily. With a weaker heart, other organs in your body - including your kidneys - may be affected.
Seeing Sudden Death on Dialysis
When a diabetes patient's kidneys fail, that patient has to be put on dialysis. These patients may be at risk of having their heart suddenly stop. Now, researchers have found a way to spot who is most at risk.
Kidneys Can Cause Heart Failure?
The first-ever DNA sequence variant linked to heart failure also appears to play a role in causing the disease, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine.