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.

Dialysis 3 times weekly might not be enough: Study

Findings suggest that three-times-a-week dialysis to cleanse the blood of toxins may not be enough.

Rajinikanth undergoes dialysis; in ICU

Rajinikanth was shifted to the ICU where he underwent dialysis as the sixty-one year old superstar’s kidneys were not functioning normally. His family had last week dismissed reports that his health had deteriorated.

Pomegranate juice `can help combat kidney disease`

Drinking pomegranate juice can stave off complications in kidney patients on dialysis, including slashing the high death
rate.

Pomegranate juice `can help combat kidney disease`

Drinking pomegranate juice can stave off complications in kidney patients on dialysis, including slashing the high death
rate.

`Improve dialysis facilities for Delhi`s HIV-positive patients`

Delhi HC has asked to increase the number of city hospitals offering dialysis to HIV patients.

`Improve dialysis facilities for Delhi`s HIV-positive patients`

Delhi HC has asked to increase the number of city hospitals offering dialysis to HIV patients.

North Korea`s leader undergoing dialysis: Observer

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is receiving dialysis treatment due to his chronic renal failure, a North Korean watcher said on Thursday.