ColoradoSPH research uncovers risk factors for mysterious kidney disease in farm workers

Published: 31/01/2018
ColoradoSPH research uncovers risk factors for mysterious kidney disease in farm workers
Source: WWW.EUREKALERT.ORG

Previous studies have identified an illness called 'Mesoamerican Nephropathy,' also referred to as Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin (CKDu). Notably, this new study shows that when a workforce has access to water, rest, and shade, the rates of CKDu onset and kidney injury are lower, and the injury is less severe than that seen in previous studies.

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