Transplanted kidneys may stop functioning long-term if they come from donors with variants in a particular gene, according to a new study.
Monitoring the blood for autoantibodies may help doctors predict the chance of relapse in patients with an autoimmune disease that often involves kidney, according to a new study. Measures like this may help protect patients' kidney health.
Japanese researchers found that asparagus can lower blood pressure and promote healthy kidneys in rats.
Fruits and vegetables not only provide the required minerals and vitamins, but also offset the effects of a diet that causes a buildup of acids in the body, says a new study. Researchers say that increasing fruit and vegetable consumption can help protect the kidney from Chronic kidney disease where the kidneys are unable to remove excess waste and water from the body.
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