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Epigenetic changes behind chronic kidney disease Nov 24, 9:57 am
Washington, Nov. 23 (ANI): Researchers have found, in a genome-wide survey, significant differences in the pattern of chemical modifications on DNA, which affect gene expression in kidney cells from patients with chronic kidney disease.
Regenerative kidney's comes closer to reality Nov 19, 2:10 pm
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A team of researchers has developed a novel platform to study kidney diseases, opening new avenues for the future application of regenerative medicine strategies to help restore kidney function.
'Healthy' baby born to brain dead mother Nov 15, 11:51 am
Paris, November 15 (ANI): A healthy baby was delivered three months after the mother suffered brain death due to a stroke.
Controlling acid levels in diet can help improve kidney health Nov 10, 10:56 am
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A trio of studies, one of which was led by Indian origin researcher, has suggested that controlling dietary acid intake by consuming more fruits and vegetables, which are highly alkaline, could help improve kidney health.
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that preeclampsia- a condition in pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, sometimes with fluid retention and protein excretion in the urine- during pregnancy is a risk factor for developing kidney failure later in life.
Soft drinks and sugar deadly for kidney health Nov 10, 10:56 am
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Two new studies have highlighted the potential negative effects that soft drinks and sugar can have on kidney health.
Low salt, more vegetables key to heart and kidney health Nov 8, 2:25 pm
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A new study has found that reducing salt intake and increased consumption of vegetable protein provide clear benefits for the heart and kidney health of patients with chronic kidney disease.
New drug combo makes cancer cells 'eat themselves' Nov 6, 11:14 am
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A new drug combination therapy, which is being developed at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center effectively, killed colon, liver, lung, kidney, breast and brain cancer cells while having little effect on noncancerous cells.
New study turns established diabetic kidney disease theories on head Oct 28, 10:09 am
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): While a prevailing theory suggests elevated cellular levels of glucose ultimately result in diabetic kidney disease, a new research led by Indian origin scientist has claimed that the truth may, in fact, be quite the opposite.
Vitamin D supplements not linked to kidney stone risk Oct 18, 1:17 pm
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): Some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual's risk of developing kidney stones.
Kidney cancer campaign urges people to check for blood in urine Oct 16, 4:58 pm
London, October 16 (ANI): A public health campaign has warned people that they should contact their doctor if they spot blood even once in their urine.
Behavioural therapy may help depressed kidney failure patients Oct 12, 2:05 pm
Washington, Oct. 12 (ANI): A new study has claimed that behavioural therapy provided chair-side to kidney failure patients while undergoing dialysis could help them combat depression and improve their quality of life.
Obesity may be harmful for kidney's health too Oct 7, 12:52 pm
Washington, Oct. 7 (ANI): Obesity suppresses an important cellular process that is capable of preventing kidney cell damage, a new study has revealed.
Eating citrus fruits helps prevent formation of kidney cysts Oct 4, 12:16 pm
Washington, Oct 04 (ANI): A component of grapefruit and other citrus fruits like naringenin, blocks the formation of kidney cysts, a new study has revealed.
Why diabetic women are likelier to develop kidney failure than men Sep 15, 12:47 pm
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): A new study has linked a genetic variant on chromosome 2 with kidney failure in diabetic women but not in men.
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A new study has linked eating a healthy diet and drinking a moderate amount of alcohol to decreased risk or progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
London, Aug 9 (ANI): The one-humped dromedary camel of Arabia may be the source of a mysterious respiratory virus that emerged without warning last year, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Aug 02 (ANI): A simple and non-invasive ultrasound-based therapy might prevent acute kidney injury that commonly arises after major surgery, a new study has revealed.
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A history of kidney stones has been linked with an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in women but not in men, according to a new study.
Gurgaon, July 23 (ANI): For those who have suffered a kidney failure, dialysis provides a new lease of life. During dialysis, the blood from a patient's body is taken to a machine, cleaned and returned. The machine functions as an artificial kidney and the process of dialysis generally takes about four hours.
Calcium supplements could be lethal for kidney patients Jul 20, 12:12 pm
Washington, July 20 (ANI): A new study has found that kidney patients who take calcium supplements to lower their phosphorous levels could be at a 22 percent higher risk of death than those who take other non-calcium based treatments.
Now, 'digital diapers' that track baby's health Jul 11, 12:35 pm
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A company known as Pixie Scientific has created a new 'smart' diaper that is capable of sensing urinary tract infections, kidney dysfunction and dehydration in babies.
Nelson Mandela remains on kidney dialysis but stable Jul 6, 1:25 pm
Washington, July 6 (ANI): South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is reportedly undergoing kidney dialysis for recurring lung infection in a Pretoria hospital.
Washington, July 5 (ANI): A urine test can now determine whether a transplanted kidney recipient is in the process of rejecting the donated organ, as well as identifying who is at risk of rejection several weeks and even months before symptoms appear.
Washington, July 02 (ANI): A new technique that removes the nerves that connect the brain and kidney has shown promise to reduce blood pressure and decrease the risk of stroke, heart and renal disease.
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