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Are Good Kidneys Going to Waste?

December 07, 2017. 5:00 PM CST. Read article


Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients

October 20, 2017 Relationships and employment often suffer, study finds

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

October 05, 2017 Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital

September 29, 2017 But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds

Dirty Air Might Harm Your Kidneys

September 21, 2017 Study finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function

Addictive Opioids Common for People on Dialysis

September 21, 2017 But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients

September 19, 2017 But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

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