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Limiting ‘Cold Time’ Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant

October 05, 2017. 12:00 PM CDT. Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests Read article


Selena Gomez’s Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage

September 15, 2017 Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans

September 13, 2017 Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

Pot Won’t Harm Healthy Young People’s Kidneys, Study Suggests

August 24, 2017 Researchers recommend more study on older users

Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection

August 18, 2017 Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study says

Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

August 10, 2017 And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell

August 03, 2017 Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success

August 02, 2017 May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk

August 01, 2017 Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

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