Copeptin’s Connection With Mortality in CKD
V. Krane, B. Genser, M.E. Kleber, et al. find that copeptin concentrations are independently associated with coronary, infectious, and all-cause mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease.
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E.K.Y. Leung, E. Agolini, X. Pei, et al. show that the Invader and TaqMan assay combined panel provides a valid, highly accurate, and reproducible approach for CYP2D6 genotyping that could be implemented clinically.
Generic bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine shows potential in reversing advanced type 1 diabetes by restoring proper immune response to pancreatic islet cells.
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