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Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients

February 16, 2017. 6:00 PM EST. Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows By Karen Pallarito
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Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication

January 10, 2017 Kidney failure down by 54 percent over 2 decades, CDC report finds

For Kids With Kidney Disease, Race May Play Role in Outcomes

December 29, 2016 Risk of death from kidney failure is 36 percent higher in black children than in whites, study finds

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids

December 22, 2016 Raised risk of reduced organ function seen in 3-year-olds whose moms smoked while pregnant

Past Kidney Damage Linked to Pregnancy Problems

December 22, 2016 The high blood pressure condition preeclampsia is 6 times more common, study finds

Don’t Rule Out Kidneys From Elderly Donors

December 15, 2016 Study finds similar survival rates whether organ comes from 50-year-old or octogenarian

Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients

December 08, 2016 Study found eating lots of fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains was linked to lower rate of early death

Dialysis Patients May Walk Their Way to Better Health

December 01, 2016 Even people with advanced kidney trouble can feel better with 'low-intensity' exercise regimen, study finds

Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease

November 19, 2016 But more shut-eye associated with better kidney function in study

Smoking May Hinder Kidney Disease Drugs

November 18, 2016 To slow organ damage, patients should quit the habit, researchers say

Constipation, Kidney Disease May Be Linked,  New Research Shows

November 10, 2016 Treating constipation -- a common condition -- could help prevent kidney damage, experts say

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women

October 20, 2016 If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

Concern About Dialysis Safety Spurs CDC Action

September 29, 2016 Coalition launched to curb treatment-related infections

Extreme Preemies May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure as Adults

September 15, 2016 Smaller kidneys and blood vessel abnormalities more likely as these babies age, researchers say

Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study

September 14, 2016 Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients’ Demand

August 22, 2016 Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say