Navigation Links
Renal problem increased

The cognitive problems that can occur in patients with chronic renal failure might be alleviated by certain antioxidants, say US researchers. Scientists at the University of California, Irvine, found that rodent models of chronic renal failure// had higher levels of nitrotyrosine, a marker of oxidative damage caused by the interaction of oxygen free radicals with nitric oxide, in areas of their cerebral cortex than healthy control rats.

However, by treating the rats with kidney failure with an antioxidant called des-methyl-tirilizad, the scientists were able to lower the levels of molecules responsible for the oxidative stress. “This study shows how free radicals and nitric oxide interact to produce oxidative stress and help cause these neurological dysfunctions,” said Dr Nick Vaziri, head of the research. “It also may provide a way to treat these disorders,” he said.

Dr Vaziri suggested that it might be possible to link the results with similar events that occur in the nervous system in other disorders, such as in Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s disease. “However, more studies are needed to determine if this could be useful in humans,” he said.

The researchers are hopeful that antioxidants might be used in the future to treat, or even to prevent, cognitive dysfunction. An estimated 100,000 people in the UK suffer from some form of kidney disease, excluding cystitis and kidney stones, with renal failure leading to about 7,000 deaths in the UK each year.

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Renal problem alleviated
2. Effect of drug on Renal Cancer
3. Drug Spironolactone Provides Renal And Cardioprotection In Diabetic Patients
4. Acute Toxicity Of Nano-Scale Zinc Powder: Severe Renal Damage And Anemia
5. A Novel Method Of Detection Of High Nuclear Grade Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma
6. Negative Impact Of Hepatitis C Infection In Renal Transplant Recipients
7. Clinical Renal Trails Do Not Have Sufficient Women Participants
8. Sunitinib a Promising Agent for Treatment of Renal Cell Cancer
9. New Biotech Drugs to Aid in Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatment
10. MRI Contrast Agent Linked to Complication in Renal Patients
11. Biocon Unveils Renal Therapies for Kidney Disorders
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 ... ... the patient payment industry today announced its strategic partnership with Connance, a ... workflows. , The two companies’ proven, proprietary technology combine to provide health ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A ... 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the ... history as home to some of the world’s leading providers of cereal and other ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Many ... been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to not only ... approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving a pregnancy. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture ... said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package ... Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of ... recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work ... Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Research and ... "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" report ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural Health Monitoring, ... Structural electronics involves electronic and/or electrical components ... replacing dumb structures such as vehicle bodies or ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ... markets and sells medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory ... strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., ... June 20, 2016, to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical ... Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the world market ... the report includes the following: , World ... Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , World IVD ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: