Misc. Kidney Problem News

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7/9/2018
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10/21/2017
Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients

Relationships and employment often suffer, study finds

10/5/2017
Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant

Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

9/29/2017
Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital

But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds

9/21/2017
Addictive Opioids Common for People on Dialysis

But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say

9/21/2017
Dirty Air Might Harm Your Kidneys

Study finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function

9/19/2017
Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

9/15/2017
Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage

Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

9/13/2017
Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans

Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

8/24/2017
Pot Won't Harm Healthy Young People's Kidneys, Study Suggests

Researchers recommend more study on older users

8/18/2017
Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection

Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study says

8/10/2017
Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

8/3/2017
Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell

Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

8/2/2017
Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success

May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

8/1/2017
Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk

Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

7/27/2017
Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average

Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices

7/13/2017
Thyroid Problems May Make Things Worse for Dialysis Patients

Study found it was linked to fatigue, greater pain and reduced physical function

7/7/2017
Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?

Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis

6/30/2017
Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis

Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

6/27/2017
Elevated Protein Level Increases Blacks' Risk of Kidney Disease

Scientists find enhanced protein level is required to trigger the illness

6/15/2017
U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study

1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

6/9/2017
1 in 7 Americans Has Kidney Disease: CDC

Statistics should serve as a 'warning bell,' health expert says

5/25/2017
Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

5/18/2017
How Much Water Do You Really Need?

And the role H2O plays in kidney health

5/11/2017
A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?

Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

4/13/2017
Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study

Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

4/11/2017
3/30/2017
Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success

Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

3/28/2017
Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

But recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, researchers find