Navigation Links
JCI table of contents: June 23, 2011
Date:6/23/2011

pithelial progenitor cell: a step forward for cell-based therapies for pulmonary disease

AUTHOR CONTACT:
Jeffrey A. Whitsett
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Phone: 513.803.2790; Fax: 513.636.7868; E-mail: jeff.whitsett@cchmc.org.

View this article at: http://www.jci.org/articles/view/58704?key=627c5ee85d69eecc49a1


NEPHROLOGY: Long live dopamine production by the kidneys

Dopamine is a natural chemical in the body well known for its role in nerve cell communication; loss of dopamine-producing nerves in a specific region of the brain causes Parkinson disease. However, dopamine also exerts effects on other organs of the body, including the kidneys, where it modulates water transport. The dopamine that acts on the kidneys comes both from the circulation and from the kidneys themselves, which have the capacity to make the chemical, but the roles of these distinct sources of dopamine have not been determined. Raymond Harris, Ming-Zhi Zhang, and colleagues, at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, have now investigated this issue in mice and found that dopamine made within the kidneys is critical for maintaining normal blood pressure. As mice unable to make dopamine within their kidneys developed high blood pressure and lived for a much shorter length of time than normal mice, Harris and colleagues suggest that a functional dopaminergic system in the kidney is important for long-term health and survival.

TITLE: Intrarenal dopamine deficiency leads to hypertension and decreased longevity in mice

AUTHOR CONTACT:
Raymond C. Harris
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Nashville Veterans Affairs Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Phone: 615.322.2150; Fax: 615.343.2675;
'/>"/>

Contact: Karen Honey
press_releases@the-jci.org
734-546-5242
Journal of Clinical Investigation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. Implantable Device May Help Ease Tough Migraines
2. Portable Pools Pose Drowning Risk for Young Kids
3. New study uncovers the dangers of portable pools
4. JCI online early table of contents: June 13, 2011
5. Study confirms safety, cancer-targeting ability of nutrient in broccoli, other vegetables
6. JCI online early table of contents: June 1, 2011
7. Gestational Diabetes Predictable Before Pregnancy, Experts Say
8. Shave biopsy is a safe and acceptable method for initial evaluation of melanoma
9. Diet high in vegetables and fruit associated with less weight gain in African-American women
10. Most common form of inherited intellectual disability may be treatable
11. Women & Infants receives support from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/27/2014)... (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 In ... individuals allot to sleep has lessened, and due ... laptops, the quality of sleep has eroded. According ... asleep on the job (Reference: http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/sleep-deprivation-workplace ). ... productivity index by an incalculable amount, leading not ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Nov. ... to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But anyone ... gain a brain boost, the small study finds. ... study co-author Ping Li, co-director of the Center for Brain, ... more interesting, Li said, that "the brain networks of the ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... The founders of VIM & VIGR, a ... functioning compression socks, are proud to announce the debut of ... Gradient Pressure (TM) knitting technology that is designed to increase ... commitment to adding flair and style to a product that ... the eye of a writer at The New York ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... VogueQueen.com is making every effort to offer ... world. As the premier online supplier of elegant special ... release a huge selection of sexy prom dresses today. ... also providing many beautiful styles in its product line. ... discounted prices. , “VogueQueen.com hopes to provide a truly ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 ... research report on Global Insulin industry. For an ... including definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, industry ... report on global Insulin industry covers information ... manufacturing process, product cost structure and much more. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Research Shows Surprising Number of US Workers Affected by Lack of Sleep 2Health News:Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual 2Health News:Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual 3Health News:VIM & VIGR Announces Launch of Men’s Line of Compression Socks 2Health News:A New Collection of Sexy Prom Dresses Has Been Released by the Reliable Online Supplier VogueQueen.com 2Health News:Insulin Industry Analysis (Supply, Consumption) for China, America, Korea, France & Japan Research Now at ReportsnReports 2Health News:Insulin Industry Analysis (Supply, Consumption) for China, America, Korea, France & Japan Research Now at ReportsnReports 3
... cancer gene can be turned on and off , MONDAY, ... becomes a bully while his peers are becoming thoughtful and ... their development that allows them to grow into cancerous tissue, ... researchers have identified a chemical process that turns off the ...
... of ... Fruit, ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7 ... drink healthier, adding Sun Shower(TM) 100%,Nectarine Juices into a diet may be the ... of Sun Shower(TM) Nectarine Juices are,tremendous," said Chris New, founder, chairman and CEO ...
... DAVID,S, Bermuda, Jan. 7 Warner Chilcott,Limited (Nasdaq: ... present at the 26th,Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference on ... Time. Presenting for Warner Chilcott will be Paul,Herendeen, ... Warner Chilcott,s presentation will be webcast live for ...
... in Spanish . , A group of scientists ... and Molecular Biology at Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona, has published ... large quantities only in lung cancers, particularly those caused by ... not yet developed and lesions are precancerous. Thus this molecule ...
... trend, but reasons aren,t clear , , MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay ... risk of prostate cancer compared to those who forego the ... looked at all men born in Denmark between 1935 and ... lower incidence of prostate cancer than fathers did. , The ...
... 7 CoolTouch Inc., a pioneering,manufacturer of medical lasers, ... an additional 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food,and Drug ... laser is designed to ablate fat in areas such ... of conventional liposuction in larger areas,such as the abdomen ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Some Immature Brain Cells May Promote Tumors 2Health News:Start Your Day the Sun Shower(TM) Way 2Health News:UAB research could improve the prognosis and treatment of lung cancer 2Health News:Fatherhood Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk 2Health News:Fatherhood Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk 3Health News:CoolTouch Introduces CoolLipo(TM) Laser System, Recently FDA Cleared for Laser-Assisted Lipolysis 2
(Date:11/26/2014)...   Regulus Therapeutics Inc . (NASDAQ: ... development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that ... of Regulus, will present a company overview at the ... the New York Palace Hotel on Wednesday, December 3, ... webcast at the time of the presentation and can ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014  BioScrip ® , Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS ... Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill ... , , Date: , , , Wednesday, December 3, 2014 , ... , , , , Location: , , , Boca Raton ... BioScrip, Inc. BioScrip, Inc. is a leading ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... The medical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... with world market revenues for 2013 at $5.1 ... types of medical imaging have led to improvements ... conditions in children and adults, each imaging procedure ... Medical Imaging Markets , analyzes the current and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Regulus to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference and Genetic Rx Conference 2Regulus to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference and Genetic Rx Conference 3Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 3
... , , ... that it will provide H1N1 flu vaccinations at select ... beginning Tuesday, December 29. , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090129/NE64371LOGO ... everyone to get an H1N1 flu vaccine. Massachusetts, ...
... , , , SEATTLE, Dec. 28 Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) ... CTI,s Board of Directors (the "Board of Directors") approved and adopted ... stock purchase right will be distributed for each common share held ... the rights are not exercisable, and are attached to and trade ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CVS/pharmacy to Provide H1N1 Vaccinations in Massachusetts, Virginia and Orange County, California 2Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 2Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 3Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan 4
... of controlled compression and cold, the Shoulder ... anatomically designed cuff provides complete shoulder coverage ... ordered with an extra long strap (12AXL) ... can be ordered as a single cuff, ...
... FUNCTIONAL ARM BRACE (FAB) was designed ... to make it useful as a ... ,Far more than an "Elbow ROM ... over forearm rotation (pronation and supination)., ...
... splint features a completely padded posterior ... designed to provide passive flexion to ... fasciitis or Achilles tendonitis. Its ... order left or right. A ...
Designed for forefoot relief and healing. This shoe has a unique wedge outsole and a soft nylon upper. We also added the hi-top upper to keep the foot held back and reduce slippage. Available in five...
Medicine Products: