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HealthDay News: Renal system

Kidney Stones on the Rise Among Women

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones are becoming more common, especially in women, new research has found.

Defibrillators May Not Help Kidney Patients With Bad Hearts

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease often develop heart failure, leading to their having a heart defibrillator implanted to control an irregular heartbeat.

Kidney Donors Could Face Some Long-Term Health Risks

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While donating a kidney isn't likely to shorten your life or increase your odds of heart disease or diabetes, you might face a higher chance of some other health risks, new research suggests.

Pregnant Women Still Getting UTI Meds Linked to Birth Defects

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be problematic for pregnant women and their babies, but so can two antibiotics used to treat these infections, U.S. health officials warn.

Health Tip: Avoid Kidney Disease

(HealthDay News) -- The health of your kidneys is directly related to the health of your heart, and vice versa.

Kidney Disease Can Lead to Diabetes, Not Just the Other Way Around

TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney disease increases the risk for diabetes, a new study finds.

State Rules Affect Survival of Immigrants With Kidney Failure

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- How states treat undocumented immigrants with kidney failure affects their health -- including, in some cases, whether they live or die, a new study has found.

Are Good Kidneys Going to Waste?

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite long waiting lists for kidney donation, a new study finds that one kidney from a deceased donor is transplanted while the other kidney is often thrown away.

Thanksgiving Overeating Could Spell Kidney Problems

THURSDAY, Nov. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Holiday overeating can harm your kidneys, a kidney expert warns.

Common Heartburn Meds Show Ties to Kidney Trouble

SATURDAY, Nov. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you're one of the millions of Americans who takes one of a class of anti-reflux meds such as Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid, take heed: These drugs have been linked to higher odds of kidney trouble.

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