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Next week is being observed as World Kidney Awareness Week, under the theme 'Chronic Kidney Disease and Ageing' with the aim to raise awareness that chronic kidney disease can develop at any age but become more common with increasing age.
Increasing incidence of a chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) is quickly turning into Sri Lanka's latest health crisis, with hospitals in the country's most affected province linking 80 percent of patients' deaths to renal failure. The
As various amounts of aluminum begin showing up in food products tested at the Consumer Wellness Center Forensic Food Lab, it's becoming clear how metals like aluminum can build up unnecessarily in the body, taxing the organs over time. A percentage
The disease affects 1 in 10 Americans, is debilitating and deadly, and existing drugs, at best, offer only mild delay in progression to end-stage kidney failure. New research led by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai investigators has uncovered
One in 10 Americans develops kidney disease due to diabetes, high blood pressure or a family history of kidney failure. For March's Kidney Awareness month, doctors from the Mount Sinai Health System discuss risk factors associated with the disease
Their Medical Care Efforts to reduce these harms may safeguard patients' health Released: 2/14/2014 8:00 AM EST Embargo expired: 2/20/2014 5:00 PM EST Source Newsroom: Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Citations Journal of
An estimated 13 percent of Americans have chronic kidney disease, which increases their risk for early death due mainly to cardiovascular disease...The work we do will provide the impetus for improving the care and quality of life for patients with
The centers will treat about half the 10,000 dialysis patients under the ministry's care and will represent one of the company's largest dialysis networks outside the United States. "This is another important step in our vision for expanding our
About half of Americans don't floss daily , and one in five don't brush twice daily so you're not alone. But you may want to reconsider. "Taking care of your teeth and gums isn't just about preventing cavities or bad breath," the American Dental
Infants were a healthier weight at birth when women were dialyzed for more than 20 hours per week than when women were dialyzed for 20 hours or less per week. Pregnancy complications were few and manageable in patients receiving intensive dialysis.