Kidney Disease

Health Problems Related to Obesity


Kidney disease patient, 39, is left with a FROST-like coating on his face, arms, and stomach after he refused to attend dialysis for 5 months

A man was left with a frost-like coating on his face, arms and stomach because of his end-stage kidney failure after he refused to attend dialysis …


Antacid Drugs Increase Kidney Risk

A 14-year study of 10,482 subjects compared people taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid with those not taking …


Paul Grill Named Kidney Foundation Board Chair

Management Consultant is a living kidney donor<p><b>LUTHERVILLE, Md. −The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware</b> (NKFMDDE) has elected <b>Paul</b> …

Northwestern University

Diet guidance could slow kidney disease, cut costs

(Reuters Health) - Patients with chronic kidney disease could slow the progression of their illness and delay dialysis through nutrition therapy, according to a new article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.<p>For a host of reasons, however, only 10 percent of non-dialysis …


Exercise shown to improve symptoms of patients with chronic kidney disease: Leicester's Hospitals and University of Leicester lead research into CKD

Leicester's Hospitals and University of Leicester lead research into CKD<p>Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and …

Non-infectious Diseases

Woman sues surgeon who wrongly removed her kidney

A woman is suing a Sioux Falls surgeon and his practice for wrongly removing one of her kidneys.

South Dakota

Surprising Things That Can Hurt Your Kidneys

Cleveland Clinic

Genetic associations of hemoglobin in children with chronic kidney disease in the PediGFR Consortium

1.<p>Atkinson, M. A. & Furth, S. L. Anemia in children with chronic kidney disease. <i>Nat. Rev. Nephrol.</i> <b>7</b>, 635–641 (2011).<p>2.<p>Fadrowski, J. J. et al. …

Google Scholar

In Peru, Kidney Failure Is On The Rise. No One Knows Why.

Science & InnovationShort Film Showcase<p>In rural agricultural communities in Peru and beyond, people are dying of kidney disease. Can it be stopped?<p>Science & InnovationShort Film Showcase<p>Chronic kidney disease affects one in 10 adults worldwide, and in more prosperous countries, it’s often …

Human Rights

'Happy to be alive': Jack Thompson reveals kidney disease during Garma festival

“When I did come into the hospital I was an emergency patient, and it’s quite possible that in 48 hours of that I would simply not have woken up,” says Australian actor Jack Thompson.<p>Thompson is underneath a tiger-print fleece blanket, sitting in an oversized clinical chair. It’s above 30C outside …


Soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor and incident end-stage renal disease in Chinese patients with chronic kidney disease | Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Background<p>Soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), a marker of immune activation, was shown to be associated with outcomes and …


Music Teacher Hits The Road Hoping To Find A Kidney

BOSTON (CBS) – When we spotted a unique advertisement on Facebook for someone looking for a kidney, well, it made us wonder. The message on the back …


Reasons You're Always Cold


BPL chairman, BCB director Afzalur Rahman dies aged 68

BPL chairman and BCB director Afzalur Rahman Sinha died at the Gleneagles Global Hospital in Chennai on Wednesday. He was 68 and is survived by his …


Dogs with torn knee ligaments need surgery

Dogs with torn knee ligaments need surgery<p>Updated: 12:40 PM EDT Aug 9, 2018<p>Hide Transcript Show Transcript<p>WEBVTT QUESTIONS THIS AFTERNOON. JOINING US …


Sunny Leone asks fans to help the ‘Mamaji’ to her children, battling kidney disease | bollywood

Sunny Leone has started a crowdfunding campaign in aid of a member of her team, who is fighting a kidney ailment. Sunny posted a message on Instagram …

Entertainment (India)

Circulating ADAMs are associated with renal and cardiovascular outcomes in chronic kidney disease patients | Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Background<p>A disintegrin and metalloproteinase (ADAM) 17, also known as tumour necrosis factor α–converting enzyme (TACE), is a metalloproteinase that …


Your Mouth, Your Health


Mum from Porthcawl to run both Kidney Wales races for son affected by kidney disease

A Pharmacy Dispenser from Porthcawl is gearing up to run both the Nation Radio Cardiff 10K and 2K Family Fun Run in September on behalf of event …

News (Wales)

Having larger muscles could compensate for poor muscle quality in CKD patients

University of Leicester research shows that having larger muscles can 'outweigh' lack of muscle quality when performing physical tasks<p>The size of …


Modern treatment for polycystic kidney disease

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is an inherited disorder in which clusters of cysts develop primarily in the kidneys. When severe, PKD causes kidney …

Mayo Clinic

Premarket Gainers as of 9:05 am (08/06/2018)

UUU +44% on Q2 result.<p>TCCO +51% on Q3 result.<p>CANF +17% on signing a License, Collaboration and Distribution Agreement with CMS Medical Venture …


National Kidney Foundation Announces 2018 Young Investigator Research Grant Program Award Recipients

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>National Kidney Foundation</b> (NKF) has selected five doctors from throughout the country to be award recipients of the 2018 <b>NKF Young Investigator Research Grant Program</b>, which strives to improve the quality of life for people with kidney disease by funding …


Veteran may receive kidney from fellow service member

A military veteran battling a kidney disease has a chance at a new life thanks to a brother in arms.<p>Lydia Burden was forced to retire from the Army …


Ken and Greg drop by for a yarn about health and wellbeing on country......

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt have used the 2018 COAG Health Council Indigenous Health Round Table …

Torres Strait Islander

Woman with chronic kidney disease nearly dies every week before she can get medical care

An undocumented immigrant woman who lives in Colorado has to nearly die every week because it’s the only way she’ll be able to get medical care. CNN …

Liberal View

Cause of kidney disease and cardiovascular events in a national cohort of US patients with end-stage renal disease on dialysis: a retrospective analysis | European Heart Journal

Aims<p>End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a strong cardiovascular risk factor. We aimed to determine the extent to which cause of kidney disease …

Cardiovascular System

Fewer Dialysis Patients Facing Leg Amputations

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Losing a leg is one of the most traumatic consequences of advanced kidney disease, but the risk of …


Apellis Pharmaceuticals reports Q2 results

Apellis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:APLS): Q2 EPS of -$1.44<p>Cash & equivalents of $253.84M<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Reata Pharmaceuticals Hits A Double With 2</b> …