Researchers at Texas A&M University are inching closer to uncovering the cause behind the fatal kidney disease that has been plaguing Central American nations for years. Led by a researcher from the university, the team is focused on identifying the root cause that primarily affects young men working in agriculture. Their work is critical as the disease begins to grow in other areas of the world, including India and Sri Lanka. The extensive testing they have undergone has provided insight into potential causes, but more research is required before the mystery can be uncovered.
Today: December 9, 2023