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Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients April 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 Transplant April 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 Kidneys April 01, 2015

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

Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury March 30, 2015

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

Drinking Water Helps Prevent Kidney Stones March 27, 2015

Researchers find eight or more glasses daily reduces the risk significantly

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women March 27, 2015

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

Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows March 27, 2015

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend

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

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

Health Tip: Keeping Kidney Stones at Bay March 26, 2015

Drink lots of water

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

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

HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants March 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: Study March 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 Pressure March 13, 2015

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

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns March 12, 2015

Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

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

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

First Device Approved for Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis March 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

Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study February 13, 2015

Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

Kidneys From HIV Donors May Be OK for HIV Patients, Study Finds February 11, 2015

South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests February 11, 2015

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds February 06, 2015

Experts aren't sure why, but say better treatment and support needed for both sexes

Timing of Kidney Transplants Doesn't Affect Pregnancy Chances February 02, 2015

Study finds results were similar for women who received organ whether as a child or an adult

Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study January 30, 2015

These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says

Kidney Disease Treatment May Be Improving, Study Suggests January 08, 2015

Even though rate of disease is on the rise, fewer patients are suffering organ failure or dying

Drug to Treat Serious Infections May Harm Kids' Kidneys, Study Says December 30, 2014

The higher the dose of vancomycin, the greater the risk, researchers found

New U.S. Kidney Transplant Rules Take Effect December 04, 2014

Changes intended to make organ allocation more equitable

Study Supports Giving Kidney Donors Priority When <i>They</i> Need a Kidney November 20, 2014

Most former donors got a needed organ relatively quickly, researchers say

Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease November 17, 2014

Study found other risk factors, including age and diabetes, don't fully explain variations in rates

Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says November 14, 2014

Health or financial reasons disqualify more than 75 percent, researchers report

Safe, Successful Kidney Dialysis Possible in Ebola Patients November 14, 2014

Emory doctors report on successful and safe protocol

Sleep Apnea Linked to Kidney Disease Progression in Diabetics November 14, 2014

Screening for sleep disorder could spot those at risk for more rapid loss of renal function, researchers say

Many Dialysis Patients Ill-Prepared for Emergencies, Study Says November 13, 2014

Backup plan should include alternate treatment site

Gene Test May Spot Which Kidney Transplants More Likely to Fail November 11, 2014

Researchers suggest it could be way to spot trouble earlier

Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition November 10, 2014

Half of those taking three medications achieved full remission, study reports

Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-to-Be November 04, 2014

As weight increased, so did apparent risk, researchers say

Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant October 30, 2014

Doctors should monitor such patients closely after surgery, researcher suggests

Women Less Likely to Get Kidney Dialysis Than Men, Study Finds October 28, 2014

And the disparity doesn't seem to be related to biological differences, researchers say

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones October 23, 2014

People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC October 08, 2014

Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

Aerobic Exercise May Boost Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients October 02, 2014

Regular activity linked to reduced risk of earlier death, improved mood, study suggests

Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

Injected Substance Used With CT Scans Seems Safe for Kidneys: Study September 09, 2014

Iodine-based material a common way to enhance CT images, researchers say

Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds September 08, 2014

But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the increases are very small, experts say

NephroCheck Test Approved to Predict Kidney Injury Risk September 05, 2014

Screens for decline of kidney function within 12 hours

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys August 14, 2014

Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

Will Kidney Stones Recur? New Test Might Tell August 07, 2014

Researchers devise 11-point questionnaire

Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys August 05, 2014

But researchers report that 3 factors spot risk as well as painful catheter/X-ray does

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes July 31, 2014

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones? July 10, 2014

U.S. study finds rates of these painful blockages are rising along with temperatures

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds July 09, 2014

No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

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