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
Renal disease, a stage of kidney
disease, is a serious issue that can lead to death if not treated.
Who is at greatest risk for kidney
disease and why?
Keywords: Diaphragm eventration, Congenital, Thoracic ectopic kidney
Musarrat Hussain, consultant pediatric nephrologist, in a seminar held here on Wednesday to mark world 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
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
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
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.