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(University of Alabama at Birmingham) People with chronic kidney disease have a higher risk for heart disease and heart-disease death. Now, for the first time in humans, researchers have identified a pathological change that appears to link kidney disease to progressive heart disease. This offers a potential treatment target, which could have wide benefit because 14 percent of the US adult population has chronic kidney disease.NEXT ARTICLE
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...