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National Institutes of Health
NIH urges older Americans to protect their kidneys
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.
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Plea to take care of your kidneys
The family of Weymouth youngster Max Price and members of the Dorset Kidney Fund are determined to raise awareness about how important our kidneys are.
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Chronic kidney disease set for jump in next decade
Although 10% of the population has some degree of chronic kidney disease, the condition is overlooked, and the numbers are set to rise over the coming decade, health experts warned on World Kidney Day.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Marie Eidem disinfects her home dialysis kit for her acute kidney failure
An estimated 20 Million Americans are living with some form of chronic kidney disease .
Mon Mar 10, 2014
2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults
Hypertension is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, renal failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately.
Take it without a grain ...
The kidneys remove harmful waste and extra water from the blood and produce the hormones necessary to make red blood cells.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Each year, snakebites hospitalise 26 people for kidney failure
Civic-run KEM and Sion Hospitals each treat around 36 cases of snake attacks every year, of which roughly five-six have to undergo dialysis Kidney failure caused by snake attacks in different parts of Mumbai is becoming an increasing concern for civic facilities.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Diabetic nephropathy: Is it time yet for routine kidney biopsy?
World journal of diabetes , Vol. 4, No. 6. , pp. 245-255, doi:10.4239/wjd.v4.i6.245 Diabetic nephropathy is one of the most important long-term complications of diabetes.
Rhabdomyolysis: an evaluation of 475 hospitalized patients.
Rhabdomyolysis is a common and potentially lethal clinical syndrome that results from acute muscle fiber necrosis with leakage of muscle constituents into blood.
Chronic kidney disease - do you have it? ...
On World Kidney Day, March 13, the National Kidney Foundation urges everyone over the age of 60 to be screened for kidney disease.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
A unique story of a couple who dealt with kidney failure together
March is National Kidney Month, and we want to share another story with you about a wife who saved her husband's life with the gift of her organ.
Exploring how kidney failure impacts the body's systems
Brad Urquhart, a Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor , is exploring the processes that govern the response to drugs in kidney failure.
Global chronic kidney disease market: Latest market research analysed
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Chronic Kidney Disease , complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Mystery kidney disease spreads in Sri Lanka
Mystery kidney disease spreads in Sri Lanka, 6 March 2014 - Increasing incidence of a chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology is quickly turning into Sri Lanka's latest health crisis, with hospitals in the country's most affected province linking 80 percent of patients' deaths to renal failure.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Connect the dots
When will people figure out that food is not the problem? The problem is the poison in the food! People have been eating wheat for thousands of years.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
6 tips for reducing your risk of kidney disease
One in three Americans is at increased risk for kidney disease due to high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney failure.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
BioPorto enters intellectual property license agreement with Abbott
BioPorto has entered into an agreement with Abbott to cross-license their respective NGAL intellectual property rights .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Kidney patient died as doctors bungled care
A WOMAN who suffered from chronic kidney disease died of renal failure after doctors failed to admit her to hospital.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Identifying Genetic Causes of Kidney Failure
The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to evaluate human genetic variants contributing to end-stage renal disease , or kidney failure.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Learn the Risk Factors for Kidney Disease During National Kidney Month
Kidney disease kills more people each year than breast and prostate cancer combined.