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New discovery offers treatments for heart disease and kidney disease

Scientists find a protein called soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) that could be responsible for both atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and kidney disease.

New method may predict heart attacks by finding vulnerable plaques

Researchers have employed a technique known as radiomics to predict potential cardiac events, such as heart attacks.

How can we stop bone loss in chronic kidney disease?

Many people with chronic kidney problem also have a bone problem called renal osteodystrophy (ROD). This condition weakens bones over time and makes them more likely to break.

A new hope for people with osteoarthritis

Link_TSG6 can stop the production of enzymes that cause damage to cartilage, a soft tissue that helps protect our joints.

Inflammation in brain: a prolonged effect of long COVID

Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto have discovered elevated levels of inflammation in the brains of patients with...

Eat a low-carb breakfast to help your blood sugar

Imagine a group of international scientists, led by a pair from the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan, giving you a new way to...

Detecting dangerous liver cancer: a new discovery

When someone gets cancer, it's best to find it early. Catching cancer fast can help a patient have a better chance of getting better. A...

Why are heart attacks more common on Mondays?

Understanding Heart Attacks A heart attack is a scary thing. It happens when blood flow to a part of the heart is blocked, usually by...

Unraveling Alzheimer’s: the discovery of a new drug target

Professor Chunyu Wang, a biological sciences expert at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, along with his team, have made some fascinating discoveries about Alzheimer's disease, a...

The lifesaving benefit of eating less carbs and sugar for people with kidney disease

Imagine you are one of the many adults living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). That's when your kidneys, which are super important for cleaning your...