Tag: Kidney

Muslim-Hindu wives donate kidneys to each other’s husbands

NEW DELHI: These two families have set an example of friendship and brotherhood that go far beyond religious boundaries. The…

Ganga Ram Hospital starts kidney homecare services

New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, here on Wednesday, launched "Kidney Care at Home", which aims to provide homecare services,…

Hyderabad: Kidney patients to get free RTC bus pass

Hyderabad: Government of Telangana has decided to extend free travel facility by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation buses for about…

Telangana make bus travel free for kidney patients

Hyderabad: Kidney patients in Telangana will now be eligible for free travel in the buses of state-owned Telangana State Road…

Made-to-order human kidneys may soon become reality

Washington: Researchers have now successfully grown functional mouse kidneys inside rats from just a few donor stem cells. The results…

Kidney research sheds light on harms of certain drugs

Washington: A new study saw scientists identify an enzyme that, if suppressed, can trigger renal failure. Their findings have implications…

Does your dental floss contain toxic chemicals?

New York: Using Oral-B Glide dental floss could contribute to elevated levels of toxic chemicals that can lead to health…

17-year-old sold his kidney for an iPhone, is bed-ridden for life

A 17-year-old Chinese student got himself an iPhone 4 by selling one of his kidneys around 7 years ago. A…

Sugar-sweetened beverages linked to kidney disease risk: Study

New York: A pattern of higher collective consumption of sweetened fruit drinks, soda and water was associated with a higher…

Delhi: Doctors remove heaviest kidney tumour, make it to Guinness Book of World Records

NEW DELHI: Surgeons from the government-run Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi removed the ‘heaviest kidney tumour’ from a…

Hospital delays Sikh girl’s wish to donate kidney to Muslim friend, here’s why

Jammu and Kashmir: A Sikh girl wants to donate one of her kidneys to save the life of her Muslim…

Bret Michaels discharged from hospital after kidney stone surgery

Los Angeles: Rocker Bret Michaels has been released from hospital after undergoing surgery for kidney stones. The Poison frontman postponed…

Nanotechnology effective for treating acute kidney injury

New York: A new technique using DNA origami nanostructures may help treat and prevent acute kidney injury, researchers say. Acute…

No, a high-protein diet is not affecting your kidney

Washington: A recent study has debunked the myth that high-protein diets could cause kidney damage in healthy adults. The McMaster…

Certain treatments for diabetes may lead to kidney complications

Washington: According to a new research, attempts to normalize blood pressure and cholesterol may have negative long-term effects on kidney…

Processed meat, carbonated beverages may up kidney failure risk

New York: If your diet consists of pro-inflammatory foods such as processed meat, carbonated beverages and vegetables other than the…

Suicide rates higher among head, neck cancer survivors

Washington: A recent study has found that head and neck cancer survivors are at an increased risk of suicide. The…

Acute kidney injury associated with high risk of dementia

New York: People suffering from acute kidney injury could be at more than a three-fold higher risk of developing dementia,…

Acute kidney injury associated with higher risk of dementia

Washington: According to the findings of a recent research, acute kidney injury (AKI) is linked with a higher risk of…

13 dead in Iran after drinking poisonous alcohol

Tehran: At least 13 people died in Iran after drinking poisonous alcohol over the past 48 hours, Iran's Emergency Department…