Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Higher blood pressure, which can lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD), may increase the risk of heart failure and death among African-American adults of all ages, according to new research. ... Read more
Constipation may be associated with an increased risk of developing kidney conditions such as kidney failure or chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a new study. The findings suggests that ... Read more
Changes in the body’s internal clock influence kidney inflammation associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD), new research suggests. Understanding this relationship may help in the development of new therapies for treating CKD. ... Read more
Factors produced by the bacteria Oxalobacter formigenes may prevent or treat kidney stones, which can lead to chronic kidney disease, according to new research, The mouse study, “Oxalobacter formigenes-Derived Bioactive Factors Stimulate Oxalate Transport ... Read more
Phase 4 clinical trial results show that Relypsa‘s Veltassa (patiromer), a drug used to treat hyperkalemia (excessive levels of potassium in the blood) — a condition that affects many patients with chronic kidney ... Read more