A marker for mortality
Nov. 17, 2022—A urine biomarker of inflammation was associated with increased mortality and multiple lifestyle factors, suggesting that modifications could help reduce premature mortality.
Diagnostic biomarker for bone disorder
Sep. 27, 2022—A urine chemical performs better as a diagnostic biomarker for the soft bone disease hypophosphatasia than other laboratory measures, Vanderbilt researchers have demonstrated.
Kidney woes during heart failure
Nov. 8, 2012—Levels of the protein NGAL may be a good predictor of worsening kidney function in patients with acute heart failure.
Urine biomarker for colon cancer?
Mar. 10, 2012—A molecule detectable in urine may be helpful in diagnosing colon cancer.