Chance Observation Triggers Idea to Treat Polycystic Kidneys
By Sharon Kingman
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A fault in glucose metabolism lies at the heart of polycystic kidney disease, a common inherited condition that can cause end-stage renal failure by the age of 50, new research has shown. The discovery suggested that it may be possible to treat the disease with existing drugs that interfere with glucose metabolism.
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