Over the last few years, life expectancy in America has dipped for the first time in almost a century. While issues like heart disease receive the lion’s share of attention, Chronic Kidney Disease is an even more common phenomena. One-third of American adults either have CKD or are at risk. Kidney health is essential, with late-stage kidney disease requiring costly dialysis or kidney transplants as treatment.
The use of tools including albumin ELISAs helps to monitor kidney health in research settings for the development of new pharmaceuticals and treatments.