Tag: Kidney

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…

Kidney disease biomarker may indicate COPD risk

New York: Researchers have found that a commonly used biomarker of kidney disease may also indicate lung problems, particularly chronic…

Removing ovaries linked to chronic kidney disease

New York: Premenopausal women with no genetic risk for breast and ovarian cancer should not remove their ovaries as it…

Environmental pollutants could weaken your kidneys

Washington: Certain environmental pollutants, according to a study, may be the reason for deteriorating kidney health in individuals. Per- and…

Acute critical illness raises risk of kidney complications

Washington: People with acute critical illness have an increased risk of kidney complications and death, finds a study. "Patients with…

More than 300,000 people suffer from kidney ailments: Expert

Dharamsala: More than 300,000 people are suffering from end-stage kidney ailments and despite that only 10,000 transplantations are taking place,…

Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

New York: Oral intake of vitamin B3 could potentially help prevent acute kidney injury that affects 30-40 per cent of…

Communist veteran Somnath Chatterjee on ventilator support, condition critical

Kolkata: The health condition of former Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, continues to be in a critical state. The CPI(M)…

Be safe from UTI this monsoon

New Delhi: Monsoon season surely brings relief from the scorching heat, but this is also the time when many health…

Meet 24-year-old Heena who donates kidney to father

Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old girl, Heena Tabiyar gave an extraordinary gift to her father three days before Father’s Day. She donated…

Oral antibiotics may up risk of kidney stones: Study

New York: Children and adults treated with oral antibiotics may have a higher risk of developing kidney stones, according to…

Here’s what consuming more water does to kidney patients?

Washington: Making patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) drink more water does not slow down the decline of their kidney…