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"Apple Shape" Linked to Higher Risk of Kidney Disease, University Medical Center Groningen Study


4/12/2013 7:27:26 AM

High blood pressure in the kidneys of people with apple-shaped bodies may be responsible for their increased risk of developing kidney disease later in life, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that these individuals may benefit from treatments that reduce kidney blood pressure.

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