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What Do My Kidneys Do?

Kidney HealthYour kidneys are bean-shaped organs, each about the size of your fist. They are located near the middle of your back, just below the rib cage.

Your kidneys filter blood. The filtering occurs in tiny units inside your kidneys called nephrons. One kidney has about a million nephrons. ...

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A high percentage of radioactive fallout is in the form of radioactive iodine. Potassium iodide provides enough safe iodine to completely fill the thyroid's binding sites, blocking any radioactive iodine from binding there.
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In more than 2,000 published studies, DHEA has been shown to have a role in improving neurological function, immune function, stress disorders, hormonal modulation and numerous diseases associated with normal aging.
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Taurine is a conditionally essential amino acid produced from cysteine by the body and found abundantly in the body, particularly throughout the excitable tissues of the central nervous system, where it is thought to have a regulating influence.
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Vitamin A (retinol) is a yellow, fat-soluble solid terpene alcohol obtained from some carotenoids by conversion in the liver, its storage organ.
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Copper is required by the body to convert iron into hemoglobin, and is an essential constituent of many important body enzymes including a form of superoxide dismutase, a major cellular antioxidant that cannot be supplemented directly.
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A guide to help you make wise choices about physical activity. Choices that will improve your health, help prevent disease, and allow you to get the most out of life.
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Relationship between p53 codon 72 polymorphism and susceptibility to sunburn and skin cancer.
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