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November 03, 2007
UC-Irvine scientists present groundbreaking research at Society for Neuroscience conference
UC-Irvine scientists present ground-breaking research at Society for Neuroscience conference on Nov.

Study projects 60 percent increase in ESRD population by 2020
Although estimates have been adjusted downward in light of the most recent data, researchers still predict sharp increases in the US incidence and prevalence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the years ahead, according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in San Francisco.

No increase in cardiovascular risk for living kidney donors
Living kidney donors show no increase in their risk of heart attacks or other cardiovascular events in the years after donation, according to the largest-ever study of the issue, being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in San Francisco.
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