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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

Past Kidney Damage Linked to Pregnancy Problems December 22, 2016

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

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

Extreme Preemies May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure as Adults September 15, 2016

Smaller kidneys and blood vessel abnormalities more likely as these babies age, researchers say

Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study September 14, 2016

Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand August 22, 2016

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

Diet Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones: Study August 08, 2016

Researchers suggest it might offer alternative to current treatment that has side effects

Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests July 14, 2016

Substituting poultry for pork in Chinese diet seemed to reduce risk

3-D Printed Model Helps Delicate Kidney Surgery July 08, 2016

Surgeons use the technology to better visualize and prepare for tumor-removal procedure

Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care June 27, 2016

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks June 23, 2016

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

Coming Soon: A Wearable Artificial Kidney? June 07, 2016

Small trial suggests device might be feasible, potentially freeing patients from dialysis machines

Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests May 25, 2016

Researchers say inflammation or cigarette by-product may play a role

What Doctors Aren't Telling Obese, Young Adults May 25, 2016

Too few warn patients of their risk for kidney disease, study says

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients May 24, 2016

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease May 05, 2016

Rising temperatures, less rain seen boosting rates of disease in rural areas with hot climes

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests May 04, 2016

They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study April 14, 2016

But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart <i>and</i> Kidneys April 07, 2016

Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds March 29, 2016

Researchers consider ways to manage patients' care effectively and rein in the cost

Many Kidney Transplant Patients Land in ER Within 2 Years: Study March 25, 2016

Findings show need to coordinate care after organ transplant, researcher says

Paying for Kidneys Might Boost Donor Rate, Study Says March 23, 2016

But transplant experts say it's an ethically loaded idea that needs much review

Kidney Dialysis Might Not Extend Survival of Elderly March 17, 2016

Study suggests conservative care may be suitable option for some patients over 80

Blacks More Likely to Have Kidney Failure Than Whites: Study March 10, 2016

Researchers say high-risk gene variants that are more common in blacks don't explain the disparity

Transplant From Incompatible Living Donor Boosts Kidney Patients' Survival March 09, 2016

Study finding offers hope to patients who might die while on the wait list for a compatible deceased donor

Poor Leg Circulation Hits Women With Kidney Disease Earlier Than Men February 23, 2016

Researchers suspect their smaller veins might clog faster

Severe Gum Disease May Boost Death Rate of Kidney Disease Patients February 18, 2016

Study documents connection between oral health, chronic disease

Anemia Drugs May Not Boost Kidney Patients' Well-Being: Study February 15, 2016

Review of 17 clinical trials finds no evidence that certain costly meds improve patients' quality of life

Racial Disparity in Kidney Transplant Outcomes Narrows: Study February 04, 2016

Rejections, early deaths on the decline among black organ recipients

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDC January 28, 2016

Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

New Kidney Transplant Drug Cuts Risk of Earlier Death: Study January 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: Study January 15, 2016

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

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

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

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