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Over Half of Middle-Aged Adults in U.S. at Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a group of conditions that gradually impair kidney function over time. During the progression of the disease the kidneys become unable to properly filter waste and remove excess water from the body. This can lead to chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, anemia, nerve damage, bone weakness, and poor […]

Research from the University of California – San Diego School of Medicine may have doctors looking more closely at patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). Looking at national cancer records in the SEER database from 2001-2011, researchers analyzed the association between GIST and development of other cancers. The study found that one in every 5.8 […]