Ratio of two proteins may add kidneys to the transplant donor pool

Earlier this year, a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine provided strong evidence that hundreds of deceased donor kidneys with acute kidney injury (AKI)—traditionally discarded as unsuitable for transplantation—could be safely and successfully used. Now, a follow-up investigation by the same team, in collaboration with researchers at 13 other medical institutions in the […]

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People who feel their lives are threatened are more likely to experience miracles

People who experience threats to their existence—including economic and political instability—are more likely to experience miracles, according to a Baylor University study. While many sociologists have studied the effects of religious experiences, what causes a person to have miraculous experiences has received little attention, said Baylor University sociologist Ed Eschler, Ph.D. His study—”In the Valley […]

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