Delving genetics in nephrology: heredity unhinges while diet could rescue?
Medicomunicare Magazine | Health and Medical News
About 12.5 million people worldwide have autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a condition caused by mutations in one of two genes, PKD1 or PKD2. It is the fourth leading cause of kidney failure in the United States, with around 600,000 cases. These mutations cause dilation of the kidney tubules, the tubes that filter blood