Climate change may contribute to rising rates of chronic kidney disease

Posted by on May 6, 2016 2:27 am
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Chronic kidney disease that is not associated with traditional risk factors appears to be increasing in rural hot communities as worldwide temperature progressively rises. The condition has likely increased due to global warming and an increase in extreme heat waves, and it is having a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations, say investigators.

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