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Gene in brain linked to kidney cancer

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:32

In what could lead to new strategy to treat kidney cancer, researchers have discovered that a gene known to control brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer.

Four tomatoes a day may reduce kidney cancer risk: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 23:33

Love tomatoes? You have more reasons to relish them as a tomato-rich diet may lower kidney cancer risk, especially in case of women.

Saudi health minister sacks deputy as MERS toll rises

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 00:02

Saudi Arabia`s health minister has sacked one of his deputies as the death toll by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)coronavirus reached 190, the ministry said on Twitter on today.

World`s first ever kidney dialysis machine treats multiple organ failure in babies

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:29

Scientists have developed a miniaturised kidney dialysis machine capable of treating the smallest babies that has successfully treated a newborn baby with multiple organ failure for the first time.

Walking may help prolong life of kidney patients

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 14:14

Suffering from kidney diseases? Take up walking at the earliest as researchers have found that walking may help patients with kidney disease prolong life and reduce the risk of needing dialysis or a kidney transplant.

Modest exercise strengthens immunity in kidney patients

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 11:56

Small amount of regular exercise induces a systemic anti-inflammatory environment in the body and enhances immunity of kidney disease patients, a study finds.

Gene linked to pediatric kidney cancer `could help in kidney regeneration`

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:40

Researchers have said that about one-third of cases of Wilms tumor, a pediatric cancer of the kidney, are linked to a gene called Lin28.

New method boon for kidney stone treatment

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 22:50

Modern fast paced lifestyle is leading to rising incidence of kidney stones in the world. Giving new hope to kidney stone patients engineers from Duke University in Durham have devised a way to improve the efficiency of lithotripsy.

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