polycystic kidney disease

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Related to polycystic kidney: Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, multicystic kidney
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Noun1.polycystic kidney disease - kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
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19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Polycystic Kidney Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Polycystic Kidney Disease clinical trials scenario.
A CARDIFF man who has just been diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease is running his first Cardiff 10k this weekend, to raise funds for the Kidney Wales Foundation.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) results from a mutation in PKD1 (85%) or PKD2 (15%) causing cysts in the kidney and often leading to end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
Naringenin, which is also present in other citrus fruits, has been found to successfully block the formation of kidney cysts, an effect that occurs in polycystic kidney disease, by regulating the PKD2 protein responsible for the condition.
University of London and Kingston University London used a simple, single-celled amoeba to identify that naringenin regulates the PKD2 protein responsible for polycystic kidney disease and as a result, blocks formation of cysts.
The team of scientists from Royal Holloway University, St George's, University of London and Kingston University London used a simple, single-celled amoeba to identify that naringenin regulates the PKD2 protein responsible for polycystic kidney disease and as a result, blocks formation of cysts.
The congenital variants are rare, autosomal dominant, and 50% of the patients may have polycystic kidney disease.
Keiran, who was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease when Sarah was just 19 weeks pregnant, won one gold, two silvers and a bronze in the swimming contests, representing Great Britain.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is the cause of renal failure in five to ten percent of patients receiving dialysis or kidney transplantation.
The case for the CDKs is particularly complex, with 9 genes mutated in nephronophthisis, 12 in Bardet-Biedl syndrome, at least 3 in MCKD, and at least 4 in autosomal dominant and recessive polycystic kidney disease (PKD), while the list is destined to expand unpredictably.
Brother and sister Richard Routledge and Helen Lee both suffer from polycystic kidney disease, which claimed the lives of their father and great uncle.
Combined with promising results from animal studies on other potential drugs, the new finding brightens the outlook for people with the inherited condition called polycystic kidney disease (PKD).

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