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Obesity, Weight Distribution and Risk of Acute Kidney Injury in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-05-01)
Background: Elevated body mass index (BMI) has been associated with acute kidney injury (AKI) in surgical and critically ill patients. Less is known about the relationship between obesity and AKI in the population-based ...
Biomarkers for the Prediction of Incident Coronary Heart Disease in the MESA Cohort
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-05-04)
Introduction Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Biomarkers have been integral to the advancement of preventive cardiology. They have been used to understand the mechanisms of heart disease, ...