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Hypertension and Kidney Failure by julius Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm Hypertension or high blood pressure runs in our family. Several of my relatives either died of a heart attack or stroke caused by hypertension that’s been left untreated. I had hypertension as early as my high school days, although I am completely unaware of it. It was just brought up to my attention six years ago, when I was first diagnosed wi ... Read on »
February 22, 2011 by Michael B. Posted Tue 22 Feb 2011 4:16pm As I have been writing, I have been hearing from others around the world about how kidney disease has affected them or their family members.  I have to be honest, I think I have been ignorant, or at the very least naïve, about the many causes of kidney disease. As you know, my kidney disease and the need for a transplant is a direct result of ... Read on »
Normally I’m pretty excited to b... by Dr. Kim .. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:38pm Normally I’m pretty excited to bark about one of my favorite subjects, FOOD! But today it’s all about the pet food recall. It would be scary for me if I were fed kibble or canned food but since I’m a raw fed raw meaty bones guy, I’m good, I’m good, WOOF! But for all my fellow fur brethren things are not so good…or maybe not. Maybe humans wi ... Read on »
SIGH! This is exactly why I’m VE... by Dr. Kim .. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:38pm SIGH! This is exactly why I’m VERY glad my humans feed me REAL dog food something like this: photo by Illona Haus So here is the news on yet ANOTHER pet food recall, grrrr: Pet food maker announces major recall Major recall of pet food has animal owners frantic; company says about 10 pets are dead The list for the food re ... Read on »
Modulation of Collagen Gene Expression: Its Relation to Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis and Other Disorders by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm Fibrosis is the pathologic hallmark of many common diseases. Much information has recently emerged about the cellular and biochemical events that result in its development and progression. It is now known that in affected tissues, chronic inflammation generally precedes fibrosis and that inflammatory cell-derived cytokines are crucial mediators ... Read on »
A simple summary of glomerulonephritis by pathologystudent Posted Tue 29 Jan 2013 2:38pm I’ve had a lot of emails about glomerulonephritis lately. Most people seem to want help simplifying the mechanisms and types of glomerular diseases (this section in Robbins is looooong). So that’s what this post is about: a short (well, sort of), simplified explanation of glomerular diseases. Before we launch into the different kind ... Read on »
Chronic kidney disease by Kel H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Oct 2008 12:12am (Today another guest post by Dr Andrew Weissenberger. Read more about Dr Weissenberger here ) Chronic kidney disease (CKD), commonly also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive, and generally permanent, loss of kidney function over a period of months or years. If a permanent loss of more the one-third of kidney function oc ... Read on »
Causes of Dementia: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), and Chronic Traumatic Encephalomyelopathy (CTEM) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Aug 2010 5:29am By Max Wallack Alzheimer's Reading Room Bob did a great job explaining about eight causes/types of dementia. I would like to add another cause of dementia. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy has been the subject of a great deal of interest over the past few years. According to Dr. Robert Stern, Mr. Chris Nowinski, and Dr. A ... Read on »
Do patients with Chronic Pain due to TMJ differ from Chronic Pain Patients due to other causes? by Steve Levitt Medical Doctor Posted Sun 20 Mar 2011 5:38pm The following published research study, using the clinical assessment tool The Chronic Pain Battery (published by Pain Resource Center, Inc.) explored the differences between patients having chronic pain associated with TMJ disorders and patients having chronic pain due to non-TMJ disorders. McKinney MW, Lundeen TF, Turner S, Levitt SR. Chroni ... Read on »
IgA Nephropathy versus Post-Strep Glomerulonephritis by Matt S. Posted Sun 26 Oct 2008 12:00am IgA Nephropathy & Post-Strep Glomerulonephritis (PSGN) are both relatively common causes of glomerulonephritis which can both be associated with upper respiratory infections. How can you tell them apart? One of the most important distinctions can be made in taking a good history: In PSGN, glomerulonephritis typically does not set in until ... Read on »