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HealthDay News: Renal system
Could a Tattoo Someday Spot Your Cancer?
THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Tattoos serve many purposes, perhaps expressing artistry, loyalty or love. Now, scientists working with mice say they've engineered a medical "tattoo" that can screen for early signs of major disease.
Money Underpins Drop in Kidney Donations Among Men and the Poor
THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your wallet takes a hit when you donate a kidney to save someone's life.
Marijuana Doesn't Seem to Harm the Kidneys
TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As marijuana use has increased in the United States in recent years, medical experts and users alike have wondered about its health effects.
Surgeons Safely Transplant Kidneys From Donors With Hep C
TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In what could be a breakthrough in the world of organ transplants, Johns Hopkins researchers have taken kidneys from people infected with hepatitis C and safely transplanted them without transmitting the disease.
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.
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