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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.

`Kidney diseases can be cured if diagnosed early`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:40

Around 600 million people worldwide have some kind of kidney ailment and chronic kidney diseases are predicted to increase by 17 percent over the next decade if not detected early, said a nephrologist here Thursday.

World Kidney Day observed with patients creating awareness

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:39

29-year-old Navneet`s life had turned upside down when she was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) almost six years ago.

Smart nanofibres to treat kidney failure

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 19:09

A new technique for purifying blood using a nanofibre mesh could be a cheap, wearable alternative to kidney dialysis, scientists say.

Exhaustion helps us make healthier decisions

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 15:15

Researchers have suggested that when it comes to making decisions about our bodies, we make better health care decisions when we`re feeling tired and run down.

Acute kidney injury may up risk of heart problems later

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 14:56

Patients who experience abrupt kidney injury following surgery have an increased risk of developing heart problems later, a new study has warned.

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