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Author Topic: Morris Animal Foundation Supported Research Into Chronic Kidney Disease  (Read 2026 times)
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« on: March 01, 2011, 02:20:27 PM »

With Foundation funding, scientists at two research institutions are looking at new ways to indicate the disease.

Researchers at Massey University in New Zealand are studying whether a simple urine test measuring the levels of certain naturally occurring chemical compounds can accurately diagnose early renal disease.

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Meanwhile, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are investigating another new tool that will help to identify early kidney disease in cats.

“We need an easier way to measure the health of the kidneys,” says Dr. Mieke Baan, clinical instructor at the School of Veterinary Medicine at UW–Madison.

Read article here:  http://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/blog/category/cat/keeping-kitty-kidneys-healthy.html
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