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Raman Spectroscopy Helps Disgnose Kidney Disease Replacing Biopsies

Using Raman Spectroscopy, US-based scientists have developed a new less-invasive disgnostic tool to identify kidney diseases and assess its severity level. Otherwise, Raman spectroscopy was also being used in exploring Mars surface by geologists. Professor Chandra Mohan of the University of Houston and his colleague Wei-Chuan Shih have found that there is a difference in signals obtained from a healthy ...

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Kidney Transplant, Dialysis Cases to Double by 2030 to 5 Million: Study

The kidney failure that requires transplant and dialysis may double by 2030 from the current 2.5 million, mostly in emerging economies, said a study on global health. Known as Renal replacement therapy (RRT), through either dialysis or renal transplantation, is a life-saving yet high-cost treatment for people with end-stage kidney failure, said the George Institute for Global Health in its ...

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