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Renal failure

Kidney research sheds light on harms of certain drugs

This is commonly used as a psychiatric medication and for conditions including bipolar disease.

Jan 25, 2019, 15:36 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

First robotic kidney transplant performed in Maharashtra

Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here performed the first robotic kidney transplant surgery on a man suffering from renal failure, a hospital spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Jul 04, 2017, 21:49 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

Beware, weight gainers! Obesity can cause renal failure

India has become the third most obese country in the world and this has led to a spike in kidney-related problems.

Mar 11, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

This ex-UP minister's wife has offered to donate kidney to Sushma Swaraj

Wife of a former Uttar Pradesh minister's on Wednesday came forward to donate one of her kidneys to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Nov 23, 2016, 23:45 PM IST

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.

Nov 25, 2013, 14:59 PM IST

Infant`s kidneys save woman`s life in UK

Tiny kidneys from a five-week-old baby have been successfully transplanted into a 22-year-old woman of Asian-origin who was dying of renal failure.

Oct 13, 2013, 17:04 PM IST

Bioengineered rat kidneys offer hope for patients suffering from renal failure

A research team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed bioengineered rat kidneys that successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals.

Apr 15, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

Men at higher risk of kidney failure than women: Study

The lifetime risk of kidney failure is consistently higher for men at all ages and kidney function levels, compared with women, a new study has claimed.

Aug 17, 2012, 18:37 PM IST

Aspirin before heart surgery cuts risk of kidney failure

Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure, a new research has revealed.

Jun 12, 2012, 08:59 AM IST

Vitamin B therapy leads to kidney function decline in patients

High dose B-vitamin therapy leads to a more rapid decline in kidney function and a higher rate of heart attack and stroke in patients with diabetic nephropathy than those who received placebo, according to a study.

Apr 28, 2010, 15:20 PM IST

Vitamin B therapy leads to kidney function decline in patients

High dose B-vitamin therapy leads to a more rapid decline in kidney function and a higher rate of heart attack and stroke in patients with diabetic nephropathy than those who received placebo, according to a study.

Apr 28, 2010, 00:00 AM IST