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Thyroid Problems May Make Things Worse for Dialysis Patients

July 13, 2017. 5:00 PM EST. Study found it was linked to fatigue, greater pain and reduced physical function Read article

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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

Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks

March 09, 2017 Doctors should screen earlier for signs of trouble in people with this gene variant, researcher suggests

Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids

March 06, 2017 Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds

Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications

February 28, 2017 This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients

February 16, 2017 Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart

February 14, 2017 Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List

February 09, 2017 Study finds language a barrier to getting needed care