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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.

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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.

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Urine biomarker for colon cancer?

Mar. 10, 2012—A molecule detectable in urine may be helpful in diagnosing colon cancer.

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