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Here's some hope for dialysis patients – Read story

Here's some hope for dialysis patients – Read story

Kidney failure patients on dialysis have a very high prevalence of atrial fibrillation, a common heart arrhythmia

Power failure in government hospital during dialysis takes lives of three patients

Power failure in government hospital during dialysis takes lives of three patients

Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao, who rushed to the hospital after coming to know of the tragedy, announced an ex gratia relief of Rs five lakhs each to the families of the three patients.

Hyderabad: This man has three kidney transplants in over 20 years

Hyderabad: This man has three kidney transplants in over 20 years

Beating all odds, a 52-year-old man from Hyderabad underwent three kidney transplantations, which is a rare case in the country.

Essential to develop cost-effective access to dialysis, say experts

Essential to develop cost-effective access to dialysis, say experts

Experts in the new research paper titled 'Ethical issues in dialysis therapy' published in the Lancet today said that a mere 30 per cent of patients manage to receive this life-saving therapy in India.

Implantable artificial kidney to end dialysis by end of decade?

Implantable artificial kidney to end dialysis by end of decade?

The device being engineered in the US will go through a series of safety and efficacy trials on hundreds of patients in that country before it is approved by the FDA.

Kidney failure patients on dialysis at risk of early death

Kidney failure patients on dialysis at risk of early death

The study found that these patients tended to have a denser clot structure than individuals without kidney disease. 

Here comes an alternative for dialysis – Bioartificial kidney

Here comes an alternative for dialysis – Bioartificial kidney

"The strategies and methods of this work could be relevant to the development of other bioartificial organs, such as a bioartificial liver or bioartificial pancreas, and organs on chips -- such as a kidney on chip, a lung on chip, or a liver on chip," said Dimitrios Stamatialis, from the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

Gaya: Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery

Gaya: Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery

Sushma Swaraj was admitted to AIIMS on November 7.

Shabana Azmi wishes 'early recovery' to Sushma Swaraj

Shabana Azmi wishes 'early recovery' to Sushma Swaraj

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has wished an early recovery for Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who has been hospitalised.

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure, also called renal failure, is a condition in which the kidneys become unable to remove or filter metabolic wastes from the blood.

Australian hospital uses recycled, diseased kidneys for dialysis

The critical shortage of organ donations in Australia has led doctors at a New South Wales hospital to use the recycled and diseased kidneys of cancer patients.