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The kidneys are perhaps the most complex and functionally important organs in the body. However, in chronic kidney disease, the kidneys begin to lose these functions, leading to devastating effects on the body. The kidneys are made up of units called nephrons. Each nephron has a complex architecture meant to help the kidneys achieve their main … Read More

Chocolate is good for your soul. There is also evidence that it is good for your heart. Now, research published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggests that cocoa flavanols in chocolate—naturally occurring compounds found in foods like apples, tea, and cocoa—could be good for kidneys, too. Researchers from the University … Read More

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