In the United States, one of every five hospitalized people develops acute kidney injury (AKI). Numerous causes, alone and in concert, can trigger the condition; they include infection, low blood pressure, and reaction to medication.
Reports that levels of Vitamin D vary by race are being re-examined. Some population studies had shown that blacks were much more likely than whites to have had lab readings that suggest a Vitamin D deficiency.
University of Washington researchers are part of a new national, multi-center study of preschool and school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder to identify biological markers (biomarkers) that could help physicians diagnose, track and as