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Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients October 20, 2017

Relationships and employment often suffer, study finds

Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant October 05, 2017

Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital September 29, 2017

But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds

Dirty Air Might Harm Your Kidneys September 21, 2017

Study finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function

Addictive Opioids Common for People on Dialysis September 21, 2017

But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients September 19, 2017

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage September 15, 2017

Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans September 13, 2017

Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

Pot Won't Harm Healthy Young People's Kidneys, Study Suggests August 24, 2017

Researchers recommend more study on older users

Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection August 18, 2017

Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study says

Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat August 10, 2017

And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell August 03, 2017

Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success August 02, 2017

May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk August 01, 2017

Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average July 27, 2017

Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices

Thyroid Problems May Make Things Worse for Dialysis Patients July 13, 2017

Study found it was linked to fatigue, greater pain and reduced physical function

Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives? July 07, 2017

Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis

Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis June 30, 2017

Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

Elevated Protein Level Increases Blacks' Risk of Kidney Disease June 27, 2017

Scientists find enhanced protein level is required to trigger the illness

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study June 15, 2017

1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

1 in 7 Americans Has Kidney Disease: CDC June 09, 2017

Statistics should serve as a 'warning bell,' health expert says

Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study May 25, 2017

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

How Much Water Do You Really Need? May 18, 2017

And the role H2O plays in kidney health

A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants? May 11, 2017

Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study April 13, 2017

Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

Health Tip: Should You Be Tested for Kidney Disease? April 11, 2017

Here are common risk factors

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success March 30, 2017

Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury March 28, 2017

But recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, researchers find

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies March 24, 2017

Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening test

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice March 23, 2017

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks March 09, 2017

Doctors should screen earlier for signs of trouble in people with this gene variant, researcher suggests

Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids March 07, 2017

Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds

Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications February 28, 2017

This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients February 16, 2017

Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart February 14, 2017

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List February 09, 2017

Study finds language a barrier to getting needed care

Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices February 06, 2017

Two U.S. studies find them unable to get adequate kidney dialysis and end-of-life care

Depression Often Untreated in Dialysis Patients January 26, 2017

Sometimes it's the kidney doctors who nix antidepressants, study finds

Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication January 10, 2017

Kidney failure down by 54 percent over 2 decades, CDC report finds

For Kids With Kidney Disease, Race May Play Role in Outcomes December 29, 2016

Risk of death from kidney failure is 36 percent higher in black children than in whites, study finds

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids December 22, 2016

Raised risk of reduced organ function seen in 3-year-olds whose moms smoked while pregnant

Past Kidney Damage Linked to Pregnancy Problems December 22, 2016

The high blood pressure condition preeclampsia is 6 times more common, study finds

Don't Rule Out Kidneys From Elderly Donors December 15, 2016

Study finds similar survival rates whether organ comes from 50-year-old or octogenarian

Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients December 08, 2016

Study found eating lots of fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains was linked to lower rate of early death

Dialysis Patients May Walk Their Way to Better Health December 01, 2016

Even people with advanced kidney trouble can feel better with 'low-intensity' exercise regimen, study finds

Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease November 21, 2016

But more shut-eye associated with better kidney function in study

Smoking May Hinder Kidney Disease Drugs November 18, 2016

To slow organ damage, patients should quit the habit, researchers say

Constipation, Kidney Disease May Be Linked, New Research Shows November 10, 2016

Treating constipation -- a common condition -- could help prevent kidney damage, experts say

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women October 20, 2016

If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

Concern About Dialysis Safety Spurs CDC Action September 29, 2016

Coalition launched to curb treatment-related infections

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