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On World Kidney Day, a look at traditional herbs that cure renal ailments

Dialysis is a way of life for many patients suffering with kidney ailments in the country. 

Mar 14, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Here's how you can keep your kidney healthy

Kidney is a vital organ of our body and keeping them in good shape is extremely essential. 

Apr 09, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

The Weeknd almost donated kidney to Selena Gomez

Singer The Weeknd was reportedly willing to donate his kidney to singer Selena Gomez when she needed a transplant last year.

Apr 02, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Weight-loss surgery may lower risk of kidney disease, failure

Obesity is a condition involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of developing serious health problems such as blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases and Type-2 diabetes.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Coffee mitigates death risk in kidney disease patients

People who had the highest intake of coffee had 24 percent lower risks of dying, while those in the second, third quartile of caffeine consumption had 12 per cent and 22 per cent lower risk.

Nov 04, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

New autoimmune disease could be behind kidney failure

The condition causes a build-up of waste products in the blood and makes it difficult for kidneys to maintain an adequate balance of fluid in the body.

Nov 04, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Kidney transplant a boon for patients on long-term dialysis: Study

It can be beneficial not only for those who have recently initiated dialysis but for those as well who have been undergoing dialysis for than 10 years.

Oct 27, 2017, 13:20 PM IST

Cancer drug may benefit inherited kidney disease patients

 A drug used in the treatment of cancer may help inhibit the growth of cysts in patients with a form of inherited kidney disease, researchers have found.

Aug 25, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

Promising kidney disease cure to undergo first human trial in Australia


Canberra: A drug that successfully prevented kidney disease in diabetic mice is set to undergo its first human trial in Australia.

Aug 23, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Dilip Kumar shifted to ICU of Mumbai's Lilavati hospital for kidney complications

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar's health has not been in the good shape of late. The megastar was yesterday admitted to hospital after he complained of dehydration. However, his wife and veteran actress Saira Banu said that he is fine and is stable as of this morning.

Aug 03, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Robotic surgery helps treat kidney transplant patient with cancer

Doctors at the Saifee Hospital here successfully conducted robotic kidney cancer surgery on a patient who had previously undergone a kidney transplant, the hospital said on Tuesday.

Jul 18, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Intensive BP lowering reduces chronic kidney disease patients'' risks of premature dying

The appropriate target for blood pressure in patients with CKD and hypertension has been unclear.

Jun 24, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

Free dialysis for all in Punjab government hospitals

 Dialysis will be free of charge for all people at government hospitals and medical colleges in Punjab, cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra said here today.

Jun 23, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

3-year-old becomes SAARC's youngest incompatible kidney recipient

The team at Medanta The Medicity conducted the path breaking surgery on a three-year-old child weighing 10 kg, who by birth had a condition called `reflux nephropathy` in which the urine tends to go back to the kidneys.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

Selvaraj was declared brain dead when he did not respond well on the treatment and his family members came forward to donate his organs.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Diabetes drug may help reduce risk of heart, kidney disease

Type 2 diabetes which affects around 450 million people worldwide also increases the risks of stroke and heart attack.

Jun 13, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Early kidney transplant must for children with renal failure

Early transplant of kidney is important for children diagnosed with advanced kidney failure.

Apr 28, 2017, 00:46 AM IST

Experts urge everyone to make kidney health a priority

Chronic kidney disease is the gradual loss of the kidneys` abilities to perform these essential functions, and can be caused by high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking and other risk factors. 

Apr 22, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Kidney patients' urine may foretell death risk: Study

However, this measurement may only partly indicate whether the body is having trouble maintaining its acid-base balance or not, because the kidneys are important for eliminating acid in the urine.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

Gearing up for a marathon? You may be at risk of kidney injury!

For the study, the team analysed participants who took part in the 2015 Hartford Marathon.

Mar 29, 2017, 16:37 PM IST