Nephron Information Center News Center Last updated December 14, 2004 21:02:42 GMT. Top Stories Merck Cuts More Jobs as Earnings Decline Osteoporosis overlooked in prostate cancer patients Prophylactic Use of an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Nephroprotection by Theophylline in Patients with Cisplatin Chemotherapy: A Randomized, Single-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Chronic Kidney Disease and the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease, Renal Replacement, and Death in the United States Medicare Population, 1998 to 1999. 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D Amplifies Type A Natriuretic Peptide Receptor Expression and Activity in Target Cells. 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