Lowering urine protein aids renal function in rare kidney disease

Reducing urinary protein aids patients with the rare kidney disease focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Jonathan P. Troost, Ph.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues evaluated if reductions in proteinuria following treatment were associated with greater kidney […]

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‘Kidnapped’ Hotel Rwanda dissident appears in court on terror changes

Prosecutors allege Paul Rusesabagina was leader of rebel group responsible for deadly attacks Paul Rusesabagina, a businessman whose role in saving more than 1,000 lives inspired the film Hotel Rwanda, has appeared in court in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, facing charges of terrorism and murder. Rwandan authorities have accused Rusesabagina of being “the founder, leader, sponsor […]

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