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Lives to be saved on March 14th 2013

Posted By John Pickering On January 23, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Health and Medicine,Science and Society | Comments Disabled

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Kidney’s are being attacked every day.  Yours could be next.  So common and deadly are kidney attacks that the theme for this year’s World Kidney Day is “Kidneys for Life: Stop Kidney Attack!

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Kidney Attack, or as Physicians and scientists call it “Acute Kidney Injury,” is a syndrome which affects several thousand people a year here in New Zealand.  It is notoriously difficult to detect and can be deadly.  For more than 5 years now I have been researching how better to detect, and ultimately to treat, Kidney Attack.  Over the past 12 months I have posted several times about this – here are links to just a few of the previous posts:

There will be more as we lead up to World Kidney Day 2013.

Tagged: Acute Kidney Injury [6], health [7], Kidney [8], Kidney Attack [9], Research [10], World Kidney Day [11] [12]


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