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The kidneys' main job is to filter wastes and extra water from the blood to make urine.
If we want to take charge of our health and keep health, there are five numbers that we should all know.
According to statistics from WHO, one-third of the world's adults have high blood pressure.
Roughly 75% of older Americans have multiple chronic conditions, and more than 20% of them are taking medicines that work at cross-purposes - improving one of their conditions while worsening another - according to new a new study in the journal PLoS One.
ISLAMABAD: Chronic Kidney Disease is rapidly growing in Pakistan due to late diagnosis, high volume of kidney stone disease and increasing number of patients with diabetes and high blood pressure, said Dr. Farhat Abbas, Consultant Nephrologist and Head of Nephrology Department at Shifa International Hospital , in a seminar organized by Shifa ... (more)
Even slightly high blood pressure can increase the risk of stroke, a new review of evidence concludes.
High blood pressure often is untreated in U.S. Hispanics, putting them at risk for heart disease and stroke, new research finds.
Pharmacies across the borough are taking part in a month-long scheme to help people understand the importance of looking after their hearts.
Pakistan is considered among countries which with the highest kidney diseases where around 25,000 persons go to renal failure every year.
As the Hispanic population grows in the U.S., health care providers are starting to realize that many of them are going undiagnosed and untreated for hypertension, which can have grave consequences.
Americans' excessive alcohol use contributes to thousands of deaths each year, and the majority who die are working-age adults, according to a new government report.
In recognition of World Kidney Day 2014 on March 13, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health remind older Americans about the importance of protecting their kidneys and urge them to better understand the decline of kidney function as people age.
I was shocked when I was told that I had severe sleep apnea. Although I have always snored and woken up tired, I sleep a lot.
Just think over the high blood pressure that's eating you, before you gobble your favorite purees and aloo matar.
If you are like many other Americans, you probably get stuck in a routine of eating the same foods week after week.