Kidney-Failure News

  • Breathing Dirty Air May Lead To Kidney Failure: Study

    Sep 22, 2017 02:12 IST
    Air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease, which can lead to the failure of the organ, a study has warned.
  • Have You Checked If Your Kidneys Are Working Fine?

    Mar 7, 2018 05:57 IST
    The symptoms of kidney disease are usually silent so be cautious and get your tests done. Read more to find out.
  • Chronic Kidney Disease: Signs & Symptoms, Causes and High Risk Factors

    Apr 3, 2017 01:29 IST
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a disorder, where there is a progressive deterioration in kidney function. One in 10 persons in the general population is estimated to have some form of CKD. The exact incidence of CKD in India is not known. About 175,000 new people have kidney failure (stage V CKD) every year in India, requiring dialysis and/or kidn...
  • Depression linked to kidney failure risk

    Apr 15, 2011 05:31 IST
    Depression appears to increase the risk of kidney failure. Previous research has shown that depression is linked to adverse outcomes in dialysis patients.
  • Marital status and kidney transplant

    Dec 7, 2010 06:10 IST
    People who get married appear to enjoy better health overall and may even be more likely to receive a kidney transplant when they need one.
  • Doubling dialysis frequency helps patients

    Nov 29, 2010 05:59 IST
    Kidney failure patients who double the number of weekly dialysis treatments typically prescribed tend to have significantly better heart function, overall health and general quality of life.
  • Pain relievers and risk of kidney failure

    Apr 6, 2005 02:59 IST
    The risk of developing kidney failure is increased among patients who use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • Dialysis patients can live longer

    Feb 23, 2010 10:14 IST
    A new form of vitamin D, called paricalcitol, may help people with kidney failure live longer, according to recent research.
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