Drugs used for heartburn and hyperacidity enhance a patient's risk of developing chronic kidney disease, say researchers.
Researchers reported that exposure to particulate matter during 9/11 could be tied to kidney damage.
Statins are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in the western world.
This month is National Kidney Month! Despite the fact that you cannot live without them, many people know little about what the kidney does. The hard-working organs are responsible for filtering waste from your blood, producing red blood cells and Vitamin D and regulating blood pressure levels. As kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death in the United States, you may want to know about surprising culprits for kidney damage so that you can avoid – or manage – them.