New study provides insight into chronic kidney disease

Researchers have further analyzed a known signaling pathway they believe brings them one step closer to understanding the complex physiology of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), which might provide a path to new treatment options. CKD is a complex and unique condition that involves impaired removal of many different…

Study explores potential new class of antidepressants

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have taken a major step that could ultimately facilitate development of a new class of antidepressants which may relieve symptoms more rapidly and effectively and with fewer side effects than current medications. Their approach involves increasing the supply of the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate in…