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UoH and NIN scientists study obesity-linked kidney ailment

Obesity is a pandemic and a disease of the modern world. People with obesity suffer from several complications, including kidney injury, which is manifested by ‘proteinuria’. It is elevated protein in the urine which could be a sign of kidney disease. The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide at an alarming rate along with the incidence of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Obesity is also the most potent risk factor for developing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) though precise mechanisms underlying the association between obesity and CKD remain unexplored. Now, research led by UoH associate professor, Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences Anil Kumar Pasupulati and ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) scientist G. Bhanuprakash Reddy has investigated the path...