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New kidney research sheds light on harms of certain drugs

Scientists have identified an enzyme that is a “master regulator” of kidney function that if excessively suppressed, can trigger renal failure. Their findings have implications for the use of existing drugs and the development of new pharmaceuticals. As reported in Nature Communications, a global research team led by the University of Bristol studied how the activity… Read More »

Study Proves That Blue Light Reduces Blood Pressure Effectively

Research has revealed that exposure to blue light reduces blood pressure, minimizing the risk of cardiovascular disease.[1] For the duration of this study, individuals were exposed to half an hour of whole-body blue light at around 450 nanometres, a dosage similar to daily sunlight – then exposed to a control light on another day. Unlike… Read More »