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Hospitalised pregnant women likely to face kidney injury

Study reveals that hospitalised pregnant women more likely to face kidney injury.

10 Nov 2019 6:30 PM

Muscle relaxant can cause severe disorientation

Studies reveal that muscle relaxant could cause mental disorientation in kidney patients.

10 Nov 2019 3:37 PM

Lalu Prasad's health not stable, kidneys not functioning properly

The former Bihar chief minister and ex-Union minister is undergoing treatment for multiple ailments.

01 Sep 2019 8:09 AM

Rapid and accurate tests required to cure UTI

Studies reveal that accurate tests required to cure urinary tract infections.

14 Aug 2019 9:05 AM

Now colour-changing tattoos that can track diabetes, kidney disease

This fluid is made of different dyes that react with elements of a person's metabolic system.

01 Aug 2019 7:40 AM


Ayurvedic kidney drug gets global recognition

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study 2015 has revealed chronic kidney disease (CKD) as the eighth leading cause of death.

11 Mar 2019 6:36 AM

He sold his kidney for an iPhone 4, now is bed-ridden for life

It was the popular trend around school and that a few many students owned one of the Apple handsets.

31 Dec 2018 10:44 AM

Doctor removes woman's kidney during surgery after mistaking it for a tumour

The reason for this was that Dr Vasquez hadn’t seen scans that showed Pacheco as having a pelvic kidney due to a birth defect.

02 Nov 2018 12:52 PM

Study finds impact of obesity on kidney transplant outcomes

Transplantation for many obese patients will have a significant impact on quality of life and longevity for these patients.

26 Oct 2018 3:49 PM

Acute kidney injury associated with higher risk of dementia

Further studies are needed to determine the long-term cognitive consequences of AKI.

26 Oct 2018 3:06 PM


Man’s bowel bursts from being filled with too much faeces

Doctors were shocked to discover his ‘megarectum’ dilated to seven inched (18cm) and the last part of his colon filled with faeces.

23 Aug 2018 2:09 PM

A bond through ‘triple swap’ kidney donation

Three men receive organs from one another’s wives.

13 Jul 2018 6:46 AM

Nitric oxide inhaled during surgery can decrease kidney problems

This is the first study to show that a pharmacological treatment can reduce acute and chronic kidney injury as a result of cardiac surgery.

22 Jun 2018 4:13 PM

Oral antibiotics tied to increased risk of kidney stones

The risk increase associated with these antibiotics ranged from 27 percent higher odds with broad-spectrum penicillins.

21 Jun 2018 6:13 PM

7-year-old becomes youngest in UK to have 5 organ transplants in 10-hour surgery

Jay Crouch received two new kidneys, a liver, a small intestine and a pancreas from a single donor in a mammoth 10-hour operation.

25 Apr 2018 4:11 PM


Painkiller overuse spikes during cold and flu season

This extensive analgesics consumption that we have documented raises the concern of overuse and misuse, as well as addiction to opioids.

15 Apr 2018 2:26 PM

Slightly elevated blood sugar tied to heart and kidney problems

People with slightly elevated blood sugar should take steps to get it down to a healthy level.

17 Mar 2018 11:59 AM

Home blood pressure monitoring during pregnancy safe, cost effective

About 10 percent of pregnant women have chronic high blood pressure and must keep tabs on it throughout pregnancy.

07 Mar 2018 12:40 PM

Human kidney tissue capable of producing urine developed

To test the functionality of the new structures, the team used Dextran - a fluorescent protein which stains the urine.

10 Feb 2018 2:33 PM

Condition making body to swell double its size causes girl to get both kidneys removed

She has also been put on a dialysis on which she may remain all her life unless a transplant match is found for her.

29 Jan 2018 4:19 PM