A new study in the American Journal of Kidney Disease shows that acute damage to the organ can occur in marathon runners, of which there are more than 500,000 in the United States. But how significant is this work? Let's take a look.
Smoking is bad. Bad for mom. Bad for the unborn and born baby alike. Now, a new study reinforces its adverse effect on the developing child, with a focus on the damage done to the kidneys.