Kidney


Bioartificial Kidney is Close to Becoming a Reality

Bioartificial Kidney is Close to Becoming a Reality

Bioartificial kidney could replace the need for dialysis or transplantation in the millions of patients with kidney failure...

Nov 20 2016, 10:19pm CST

Constipation Increases Risk of Kidney Disease: Study

Constipation Increases Risk of Kidney Disease: Study

A novel study which took place recently showed that if you are constipated, you may get kidney disease too with the passage of...

Nov 15 2016, 6:21am CST

Constipation May Increase the Risk of Kidney Disease, Study Suggests

Constipation May Increase Risk of Kidney Disease, Study Suggests

Study uncovers link between constipation and kidney disease...

Nov 11 2016, 1:12pm CST

Riding a Roller Coaster May Help Dislodge Kidney Stones

Riding a Roller Coaster May Help Dislodge Kidney Stones

Roller coaster could be a cure for painful kidney stones...

Sep 27 2016, 1:59am CDT

Diabetes Drug Lowers Risk of Heart and Kidney Diseases

Diabetes Drug Lowers Risk of Heart and Kidney Diseases

A new diabetes medicine is reported to slash chances of other ailments such as CV disease and kidney problems....

Jun 14 2016, 5:08am CDT

Wearable artificial kidney could replace conventional dialysis

Wearable artificial kidney could replace conventional dialysis

Washington, June 3 (IANS) A wearable artificial kidney could be developed as a viable, new dialysis technology that allows pati...

Jun 3 2016, 5:29am CDT

Kidney on a Chip Enables Safer Drug Delivery

Kidney on a Chip Enables Safer Drug Delivery

Using a "kidney on a chip" device that mimics the flow of medication through human kidneys and measure its effect on the ongan'...

May 5 2016, 3:36am CDT

Inflammatory reasons for diabetic kidney disease revealed

Inflammatory reasons for diabetic kidney disease revealed

New York, April 9 (IANS) A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has identified key inflammatory mechanism...

Apr 9 2016, 4:30am CDT

Microchip for kidney

Dr. William Fissell’s Implantable Artificial Kidney with Microchip Filters

A nephrologist and associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. William H. Fissell IV is curren...

Feb 19 2016, 9:06am CST

Kidney Patients are Surviving Longer Says New Study

Kidney Patients are Surviving Longer Says New Study

American patients who are suffering from kidney disease tend to show improvement in recent times. There are still challenges ah...

Jan 19 2016, 4:19am CST

Heartburn Pills May Lead to Kidney Disease, Says Study

Heartburn Pills May Lead to Kidney Disease, Says Study

People using popular drugs known as proton pump inhibitors are found to have high risk of kidney disease....

Jan 12 2016, 5:21am CST

Barbecued Meat May Increase the Risk of Kidney Cancer

Barbecued Meat May Increase the Risk of Kidney Cancer

Scientists have found that the type of meat and the style in which it is cooked have health consequences for the consumers....

Nov 9 2015, 12:12pm CST

Kidney Transplantation Tourism Increases Health Risks for the Recipients

Kidney Transplantation Tourism Increases Health Risks for the Recipients

It has been found that touring the world in search of organ transplants is risky business....

Nov 7 2015, 7:00am CST

Lamar Odom won’t Need A Kidney Transplant and Dialysis Now

Lamar Odom won’t Need A Kidney Transplant and Dialysis Now

Lamar Odom’s concern about kidneys is faltering as he was taken off dialysis and said to not need kidney transplant anymore....

Oct 30 2015, 10:46am CDT

Lamar Odom Needs Kidney Transplant?

Lamar Odom Needs Kidney Transplant?

Lamar Odom’s kidneys are not recovering as anticipated and he is receiving dialysis everyday which will eventually lead to a ki...

Oct 21 2015, 7:37am CDT

Lamar Odom Suffers Kidney Failure due to Herbal Viagra

Lamar Odom Suffers Kidney Failure due to Herbal Viagra

Lamar Odom’s kidneys failed while being hospitalized after his unexplained collapse and the doctors are hopeful with dialysis....

Oct 15 2015, 9:49am CDT

John Cena Reaches Out To Boy With Kidney Disease On WWE Raw

John Cena Reaches Out To Boy With Kidney Disease On WWE Raw

WWE superstar John Cena reached out to K.J. Lamar, a seven-year-old boy from Orange County, Florida who is battling kidney dise...

Jul 22 2015, 7:00am CDT

Cher cancels any further Tours due to Kidney Infection

Cher cancels any further Tours due to Kidney Infection

The famous entertainer, Cher has forgone any further tours due to a kidney infection she is suffering from currently....

Nov 22 2014, 5:08am CST

Warfarin Benefits Extended To Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Anticoagulation is a cornerstone of therapy for atrial fibrillation because it lowers the heightened risk for stroke in this po...

Mar 4 2014, 6:26pm CST

Jeff Bezos suffers kidney stone attack while vacationing

Jeff Bezos suffers kidney stone attack while vacationing

The 49-year old technology entrepreneur underwent emergency kidney stone surgery on New Year's Day....

Jan 5 2014, 8:08pm CST

The Tragic Tale of the Sale of Kidney for iPad and iPhone is in Court in China

The Tragic Tale of the Sale of a Kidney for an iPad and iPhone is in Court in China

In 2011 a student in China sold one of his kidneys to be able to buy an iPad and iPhone....

Aug 10 2012, 8:10am CDT