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Simple ways to avoid kidney infection this monsoon

Sugar levels should be kept in control for the health of your kidneys. High glucose levels can harm your kidneys badly during rainy season.

Premature birth increases risk of chronic kidney disease later in life, says study

The study, published in BMJ, has deduced that birth before 37 weeks of gestation is generally associated with nearly double the risk for kidney disease.

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Like ‘Uber for Organs’: Drone delivers kidney to Maryland woman

The woman who received the kidney, Trina Glispy, a 44-year-old nursing assistant from Baltimore, said she had begun to lose hope before she got a call on April 18, when she learned she had matched with a donor.

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

About 30 million Americans and more than 420 million people worldwide have diabetes, and most cases are Type 2, the kind tied to obesity. This can damage the kidneys over time, causing disease and ultimately, failure.

World Kidney Day: Here are some warning signs of kidney-related diseases

World Kidney Day 2019: Due to the key functions kidneys have to perform on a daily basis, and also because of all the toxins they encounter while sifting them through their filters, the kidneys are susceptible to various problems. Here are some warning signs of kidney diseases.

Senior Apollo hospital staff involved in kidney racket, claim families of accused PAs

“I don’t know who is behind this but my son has been trapped by hospital staff. Their roles should also be investigated,” she alleged.

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In this Gujarat village, at least 13 men don’t have a kidney

Villagers say it was never a secret among the 15,000-odd families — selling off a kidney to pay debts is a “common practice”. Multi-speciality transplant hospitals “send their agents” to seek kidney sellers, they add.

Ganga Ram doctors remove 2.75-kg kidney from man

According to Ganga Ram hospital doctors, ADPKD is predominantly an inherited genetic disease and is found in one among 1,000 individuals.

US man sues doctors after removal of wrong kidney

The man sued his doctors claiming that surgeons mistakenly removed his healthy kidney instead of a cancerous one.

Damaged blood vessels in eye and kidney early signs of risky heart rhythm

Atrial fibrillation raises the risk of stroke and causes heart-related chest pain or heart failure.

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Retd. CISF constable offers his kidney to save Hanumanthappa

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Retired Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) head constable Prem Swaroop on Wednesday has offered to donate his kidney to save the life of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who is battling for his life after being trapped under snow for six days at Siachen glacier. Swaroop said he heard in the news that Hanamanthappa's kidney has failed and so he had come to offer his kidney to him. He added that he is ready to donate any part of his body for him.

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