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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.

Bihar provides dialysis service at half the market rates

In its bid to move towards making the health services more affordable in Bihar, camps for dialysis sessions catering to kidney patients are being organised in the state.

Therapy reduces chances of dialysis

A new stem cell therapy discovered by Australian researchers could help patients with chronic kidney disease to avoid dialysis or kidney transplants.

`Diabetes and hypertension constitute 50% of causes behind kidney diseases`

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a rising health problem these days. To emphasise on ways to protect kidneys, the World Kidney Day is being observed on Thursday with the theme 'Kidney Health For All'.

Delhi HC asks hospital to provide dialysis to poor patient

The Delhi High Court, while issuing notice to the Centre on the plea of a daily wage labourer suffering from total kidney failure, has asked a city based hospital to provide him hemodialysis and other medical facilities.

Blood group mismatched kidney transplant performed

A city hospital claims to have performed a rare and successful kidney transplant on a 28-year old youth, who had no donor with the same blood group in his family.

Acute kidney injury may up risk of heart problems later

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

Why no dialysis unit in every district, asks SC

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and all state governments, asking them why they should not set up a dialysis unit in every district.

Drinking milk can cause complications in kidney patients

Patients undergoing dialysis need to be extremely careful with the kind of food they eat.

Manna Dey hospitalised, undergoing dialysis

Legendary playback singer Manna Dey has been hospitalised here and is undergoing dialysis, a Narayana Hrudayalaya hospital spokesperson said Thursday, adding he will be kept under observation for some time.

How to save a Failing Fistula: Advice to kidney patients undergoing dialysis

The most popular way of doing dialysis is through the AV Fistula, where an artery, particularly in the forearm, is connected to a vein

Nelson Mandela remains on kidney dialysis but stable

South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is reportedly undergoing kidney dialysis for recurring lung infection in a Pretoria hospital.

Why people on dialysis are likelier to have heart attack

Scientists in Japan have discovered why patients, who are suffering from advanced kidney disease, and undergoing hemodialysis are at high risk to heart attacks and other cardiovascular complications.

Over five lakh kidney patients require dialysis or transplant

Around 5.5 lakh patients in the country require dialysis or kidney transplant, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Former prime minister IK Gujral dies after prolonged illness

Former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral passed away on Friday after prolonged illness.