It’s not unusual for a surgeon to save another doctor’s life. Dr. Colleen Coleman did so by going under the knife to help an ailing colleague who desperately needed a kidney.
Kidney disease patients have better survival odds, a USRDS report found.
Two new studies found that chronic kidney disease patients can benefit greatly from exercise.
Two new studies found that dialysis patients are unprepared during emergencies and disasters.
Aerobic physical activity is strongly associated with better health-related quality of life, fewer depressive symptoms and prolonged life in kidney failure patients on dialysis, according to a new study.
According to a new study, the drug used to treat kidneys was not any more effective than a placebo in reducing a patient's need for a dialysis post cardiac surgery.
Depression and pain is especially harmful for dialysis patients, according to a new study. New research reveals that feeling down or in pain could seriously affect the health of kidney patients and raise the need for costly medical services.
A new study reported that the kidney dialysis machine created for infants worked effectively in a few cases.
A new study reveals that levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in some parts of dialysis machines may be toxic to the immune cells circulating in kidney failure patients' blood.
Dialysis patients may live longer if their kidney specialist takes on fewer patients, according to a new study.
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate mothers, generally with cards, flowers and chocolates.
Statins are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in the western world.
Kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death for Americans, affecting 26 million adults.
Most people don't look forward to going to the doctor's office, but there are things you can do to make your trip more enjoyable. One of the best ways to make your visit more enjoyable is to work on building a rapport with everyone in the office the minute you walk in the door.