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Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection

August 18, 2017. 9:00 AM EST. Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study says Read article


Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average

July 27, 2017 Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices

Thyroid Problems May Make Things Worse for Dialysis Patients

July 13, 2017 Study found it was linked to fatigue, greater pain and reduced physical function

Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?

July 06, 2017 Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis

Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis

June 30, 2017 Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

Elevated Protein Level Increases Blacks’ Risk of Kidney Disease

June 27, 2017 Scientists find enhanced protein level is required to trigger the illness

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study

June 15, 2017 1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

1 in 7 Americans Has Kidney Disease: CDC

June 09, 2017 Statistics should serve as a 'warning bell,' health expert says

Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study

May 25, 2017 More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

How Much Water Do You Really Need?

May 18, 2017 And the role H2O plays in kidney health

A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?

May 11, 2017 Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study

April 13, 2017 Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success

March 30, 2017 Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

March 28, 2017 But recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, researchers find

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies

March 24, 2017 Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening test

Turning Back the Aging Clock—in Mice

March 23, 2017 Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say