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Racial Disparity in Kidney Transplant Outcomes Narrows: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Rejections, early deaths on the decline among black organ recipients

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDCJanuary 28, 2016

Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

New Kidney Transplant Drug Cuts Risk of Earlier Death: StudyJanuary 27, 2016

Belatacept showed long-term benefits over older immune-suppressing drug, but costs more

Rise in Kidney Stones in Teens a Cause for Concern: StudyJanuary 15, 2016

Researchers also report growing number of cases among women, blacks and children

Online Tool Helps Predict Chances of Kidney Failure, Study FindsJanuary 12, 2016

New risk calculator estimates who will need dialysis in two to five years

Even Slight Kidney Decline May Affect HeartJanuary 11, 2016

But organ donors needn't worry, researcher says

Heartburn Meds Linked to Chronic Kidney DiseaseJanuary 11, 2016

While study can't prove cause-and-effect, increasing damage seen as dose rises

Diabetic Kidney Damage May Start Earlier Than ThoughtDecember 29, 2015

Higher-than-normal blood sugar levels can lead to kidney failure over time, research says

All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: StudyDecember 24, 2015

Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

Kidney Transplant Prospects Worse for Native Americans: StudyDecember 04, 2015

Data review finds organ availability, survival rates better for whites

Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study FindsNovember 12, 2015

Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

Kidney Disease Rates Have Stabilized in U.S., Study FindsNovember 09, 2015

Experts credit improved treatment of 2 leading causes: high blood pressure and diabetes

Donor Kidneys More Likely to Be Discarded on Weekends: StudyNovember 09, 2015

Lower staffing levels at hospitals, not organ quality, is likely reason why, researcher says

Kidney Transplant 'Tourism' Comes With Risks: StudyNovember 06, 2015

Infections, complications, organ rejection more likely than in patients who get organ in own country

Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study SuggestsNovember 05, 2015

Five hours or less a night linked to reduced organ function in women

Early Warning Sign for Kidney Disease Identified in StudyNovember 05, 2015

Researchers say blood test can predict risk up to five years before damage begins

Severe Combat Injuries Linked to Risk of Chronic DiseasesNovember 02, 2015

Diabetes, high blood pressure more common among seriously wounded soldiers, study finds

Chronic Heartburn Drugs Tied to Higher Risk of Kidney DiseaseOctober 27, 2015

But studies weren't designed to prove proton pump inhibitors are responsible for the increase

Kidney Patients Without Online Access Face Additional BurdenOctober 22, 2015

Blacks and the poor are often 'left behind,' researcher says

Hormone Replacement May Protect Women's Kidneys, Study SuggestsOctober 06, 2015

But the finding is considered preliminary and needs more study

Do Taller Patients Fare Worse on Dialysis?October 01, 2015

Risk of premature death higher in tall men than in tall women, researchers suggest

A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney DiseaseSeptember 17, 2015

Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

Too Few Kidney Dialysis Patients Referred for Organ Transplant, Study FindsAugust 11, 2015

Only about one in four in Georgia get further evaluation

Kidney Problems Linked to Brain Disorders: StudyAugust 06, 2015

Reduced blood flow likely to blame, researcher suggests

Cooling Bodies of Brain-Dead Donors May Boost Kidney Function After TransplantJuly 29, 2015

Study found mild hypothermia lowered chances that the organ did not work right away

Drug May Ease Passage When Kidney Stone StrikesJuly 29, 2015

Tamsulosin is especially helpful with larger stones, while smaller ones may pass on their own, study finds

Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural DisastersJuly 28, 2015

Study notes that after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, fewer than half had detailed medication list available

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Kidney Stones?July 23, 2015

Make sure you drink enough water

New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease PatientsJuly 14, 2015

Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say

U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor AreasJune 24, 2015

One-third with kidney failure come from low-income neighborhoods, study finds

Health Tip: Know the Signs of Kidney StonesJune 11, 2015

Including lower back pain

Prompt Treatment of Kidney Stones Keeps Costs Down: StudyMay 18, 2015

Complications more likely to arise with surgical delay

Abnormal Test Results in Hospital Signal Raised Kidney Injury RiskMay 13, 2015

Research finds other risk factors include diabetes, being older, male or black

Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis PatientsApril 16, 2015

Study found those who are related faced greater chance of heart stopping than those who aren't

HIV-Infected People Often Do Well After Kidney TransplantApril 03, 2015

Refuting common wisdom, research shows that these patients fared better than those with hepatitis C

Man's Iced Tea Habit May Have Swamped His KidneysApril 01, 2015

He drank 16 glasses a day, which probably contributed to health issues, report suggests

Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney InjuryMarch 30, 2015

Researchers report on two studies that showed kidney damage in those who used the drug

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant WomenMarch 27, 2015

Survey of kidney specialists shows hemodialysis becoming more common for expectant moms

Drinking Water Helps Prevent Kidney StonesMarch 27, 2015

Researchers find eight or more glasses daily reduces the risk significantly

Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study ShowsMarch 27, 2015

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study FindsMarch 26, 2015

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says

Health Tip: Keeping Kidney Stones at BayMarch 26, 2015

Drink lots of water

Kidney Stones Can Send Patients to Hospital More Than OnceMarch 20, 2015

1 in 9 wound up back in ER, California study found

HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney TransplantsMarch 19, 2015

But study also found that survival rates were lower if organ recipient also had hepatitis C

Millions of Kidney Failure Patients Die for Lack of Treatment: StudyMarch 13, 2015

Dire need for low-cost dialysis techniques that could be used worldwide, researcher says

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood PressureMarch 13, 2015

Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study WarnsMarch 12, 2015

Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

Some Injured Kidneys May Be OK for Transplant, Study FindsMarch 12, 2015

For reasons that are unclear, certain organs even performed better 6 months after transplant

First Device Approved for Dialysis-Related AmyloidosisMarch 06, 2015

A complication of kidney failure

Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?March 03, 2015

Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

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