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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

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

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