Magdalena holds an MSc in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and an interdisciplinary PhD merging the fields of psychiatry, immunology and neuropharmacology. Her previous research focused on metabolic and immunologic changes in psychotic disorders. She is now focusing on science writing, allowing her to culture her passion for medical science and human health.
Magnesium supplements helped chronic kidney disease patients who were obese and had low magnesium levels improve their insulin-resistance and disease profiles, clinical trial results showed. The supplements also led to ... Read more
U.S. patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are not dependent on dialysis have high or higher out-of-pocket expenses than other costly diseases such as cancer and stroke. In addition, ... Read more
Scientists have, for the first time, succeeded in isolating precursors of human kidney cells, allowing researchers to better understand how the kidneys develop in humans — knowledge that could be ... Read more
A study recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows that proton pump inhibitor drugs might increase the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Proton pump inhibitors are one of the ... Read more
University of Florida researchers have shown that patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) or chronic kidney disease (CKD) are significantly more likely to die from complications following cardiovascular surgery than those without ... Read more