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The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and International Federation of Kidney Foundation (IFKF) have earmarked the second Thursday of March every year for World Kidney Day.
Renal disease, a stage of kidney disease, is a serious issue that can lead to death if not treated.
Keywords: Diaphragm eventration, Congenital, Thoracic ectopic kidney, CT.
Musarrat Hussain, consultant pediatric nephrologist, in a seminar held here on Wednesday to mark world kidney day
The kidney structures formed could be used to study abnormalities of kidney development, chronic kidney disease, the effects of toxic drugs, and be incorporated into bioengineered devices to treat patients with acute and chronic kidney injury.
We have converted skin cells to stem cells and developed a highly efficient process to convert these stem cells into kidney structures that resemble those found in a normal human kidney.
Medics, in a major break through, successfully performed a kidney transplant surgery.
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has launched a cheeky campaign to promote kidney health and motivate people to get their urine screened.
Even though, I am not a doctor but based of my experience in the field of medical health insurance, some literature review and interaction with some patients, I feel to highlight some useful information for the purpose of public awareness about Kidney related diseases.
Well-known kidney disease risk factors--diabetes,* hypertension (high blood pressure), and smoking--were linked to development of advanced kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease in a 6-year study of 35,000 people with HIV.
By stripping a rat kidney of its cells and repopulating it with new ones, scientists have shown that a bioengineered kidney can function to some extent like a normal one.
Summary: ABU DHABI - In a continued effort to increase awareness and prevent chronic kidney diseases, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) and its healthcare facilities marked World Kidney Day on Thursday with a series of activities and learning programmes to educate both patients and visitors on the dangers of chronic kidney disease and how to prevent it.
For patients with severe chronic kidney disease, the best treatment option is usually a kidney transplant from a living donor.
Patients over age 65 who need a kidney transplant often wait considerably longer than necessary because their physicians fail to put them on the waiting list for organs unsuitable for transplanting into younger patients but are suitable to seniors, according to a new study.