Agarwal’s appointment follows the Feb. 8, 2013, selection of former Dean and Senior Vice President Ray L. Watts, M.D., as the seventh president of UAB.
Synthetic marijuana, known as SPICE or K2, does not show up in drug screens but can negatively impact kidney function.
You’d have to drink 10 glasses of milk a day to get your recommended vitamin D, UAB experts say. Sunshine or a supplement is better.
The event will be a day of collaboration among faculty, clinicians, postdocs and students with an interest in basic and clinical immunology.
New drug may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetics, increase kidney function and stave off dialysis.
Adding cystatin C to a diagnostic panel revealed one person in six who had chronic kidney disease that was undetected using the conventional test.