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HealthDay News: Renal system
Too Many Kidney Disease Patients in the Dark About Diet
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The right diet can slow chronic kidney disease, but 90 percent of patients who do not require dialysis never see a dietitian, new research finds.
Health Tip: Recognize Signs of a Urinary Tract Infection
(HealthDay News) -- The urinary system is the body's way to rid itself of wastes and extra water.
Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys May Be Safe New Option for Transplant
MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If they're already infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), patients in need of a kidney transplant might safely receive an organ from an HCV-infected donor, a new study maintains.
Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: Study
MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients who survive cardiac arrest during a U.S. hospital stay have poorer long-term survival odds than their white peers, new research suggests.
Drug May Spare Some Kidney Cancer Patients From Organ Removal
MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with advanced kidney cancer might not need to have their kidneys removed during treatment, something that until now has been standard practice.
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.
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