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Sugar-sweetened beverages linked to increased kidney stone risk May 16, 12:02 pm
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that some beverages may be more helpful than others when it comes to preventing recurrent kidney stones.
Living close to major road may damage kidney function May 14, 10:43 am
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Scientists have found that people, who live closer to a major road, may have their kidney function impaired.
How defect in cells trigger hearing, vision loss and kidney disease May 13, 11:38 am
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have unearthed clues about which protein signaling molecules are allowed into hollow, hair-like "antennae," called cilia, that alert cells to critical changes in their environments.
Exercise may help prevent kidney stones in older women May 5, 2:10 pm
New York, May 5 (ANI): Just a couple hours of exercise a week, of any intensity, can help prevent kidney stones from forming, a large study on women aged over 50 has found.
More vitamin D may not confer any benefit May 2, 10:11 am
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new research from Johns Hopkins has found that blood levels of vitamin D or so-called "sunshine vitamin" higher than the top of the range suggested by the Institute of Medicine confer no additional benefit.
Slow pace linked to early death in kidney disease patients Apr 22, 3:29 pm
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Slow walking speed, a trait common in diabetics and others with chronic kidney disease, is strongly associated with early death, according to a new study.
London, April 15 (ANI): A research team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed bioengineered rat kidneys that successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals.
Why people with apple-shaped bodies have higher kidney disease risk Apr 12, 10:39 am
Washington, April 12(ANI): A new study has suggested that high blood pressure in the kidneys of people with apple-shaped bodies may be responsible for their increased risk of developing kidney disease later in life.
Peter Andre launches cancer charity foundation Apr 11, 2:37 pm
London, Apr. 11 (ANI): Peter Andre has started a charity foundation in memory of his brother Andrew, who passed away last December from liver and kidney cancer.
Smoking may cause kidney problems in teens Apr 9, 3:31 pm
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Exposure to tobacco smoke could negatively impact kidney function in adolescents, according to a new study.
60-yr-old Vel blood group mystery solved Apr 8, 3:22 pm
Washington, April 8 (ANI): The gene at the root of a human blood group that has remained a mystery for the past 60 years has been finally uncovered.
Patients' own stem cells could build better blood vessels, improve tissue engineering Apr 7, 11:16 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Michigan (UM) have reportedly discovered a new way to overcome one of the major obstacles to growing new organs-replacement hearts, lungs and kidneys.
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Those who are overweight starting in early adulthood (ages 26 or 36 years) may be twice as likely to have chronic kidney disease at age 60 to 64 years than those who are not overweight, according to a new study.
High doses of statins could damage kidney Mar 20, 2:43 pm
London, March 20 (ANI): Statins that are taken daily by millions of people to control cholesterol could dramatically increase the risk of kidney damage, researchers have warned.
Herbal medicines widely used in India pose health risks Mar 19, 9:49 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Millions of people may be exposed to risk of developing kidney failure and bladder cancer by taking herbal medicines that are widely available in Asia, scientists from King's College London have warned.
Machine similar to dialysis removes `bad` cholesterol from blood Mar 3, 11:23 am
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Loyola University Medical Center is offering a treatment called LDL apheresis, which is similar to kidney dialysis, for patients who have been unable to control cholesterol with lifestyle changes and medications.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) could be a weapon in the fight against kidney disease caused by high-fat diets, a new study has suggested.
Synthetic marijuana linked to acute kidney injury Feb 10, 10:11 am
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Consumption of synthetic Marijuana can lead to dangerous effects on Kidneys, according to a new study.
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Adding fruits and vegetables to the diet may help protect the kidneys of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with too much acid build-up, according to a study.
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids found in certain foods, such as fish oil, may help lower risk of sudden cardiac death in people undergoing hemodialysis, according to a new study.
Vitamin C supplements boost kidney stone risk in men Feb 5, 3:37 pm
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Men who take vitamin C supplements regularly run a higher risk of developing kidney stones, Swedish researchers have warned.
Washington, January 26 (ANI): Researchers have warned that sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
Hypertension during pregnancy ups risk of chronic kidney disease Jan 23, 10:54 am
Washington, January 23(ANI): A study has found that women with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are at higher risk of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease compared with women without the disorders.
Kidney tissue generated from iPS cells for first time Jan 23, 10:54 am
Tokyo, January 23(ANI): Kyoto University researchers have for the first time successfully generated kidney tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells.
Eating hot food in plastic plates could trigger kidney stones Jan 23, 9:59 am
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Plastic plates are a favourite of parents and picnic-goers the world over, but new research suggests that eating hot meals on melamine crockery could actually be harmful to health.
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