A new research between the link of kidney disease to congenital heart problems. The kidney illness, dubbed as a 'silent disease' occurs 14 percent in the total population in the U.S. where 660,000 people are having the early stages of kidney failure
A man offered his kidney as a wedding anniversary gift to save the life of his wife.
Prolonged use of drugs for treating ulcers, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and heartburns could relatively damage kidney and even result in renal failure, reports a recent research. The study results have it that a group of drugs that are used to reduce the production of gastric acid may damage the kidneys extensively.
Recently published study linked widely prescribed US drugs for heartburn like Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid to heightened risks of chronic kidney disease.
If your blood sugar levels are even slightly higher than the normal but not diabetic, you may still face an increased risk of kidney damage, suggests a Norwegian study
Researchers found a gene variant common in African-Americans that appears to be responsible for speeding up the progression of chronic kidney disease.
Vitamin D supplements may help improve health in kidney transplant recipients, according to a new study.
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.
Eating more vegetable protein could help extend the lives of kidney disease patients, according to a new study.
A team of international researchers used a simple urine test to determine the risks of heart and kidney diseases for young type 1 diabetics.
Teenage kidney transplant recipients may face higher risk of transplant failure, according to a new study.
Calcium supplements may increase the risk of heart disease and death in patients with kidney disease.
People with "apple-shaped" bodies or "muffin-tops" are more predisposed to an increased risk of kidney disease and developing cardiovascular problems later on in life, according to a new study released Thursday.
Overweight young adults are significantly more likely to develop kidney disease by the time the become seniors, according to a new study.
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