High-potassium foods to avoid by people living with kidney disease
People with chronic kidney disease need to limit the amount of potassium they consume because their kidneys cannot process potassium properly, causing it to build up in the blood.Medications used to treat kidney disease can also raise potassium levels.
Addressing rising cases, high cost of treating chronic kidney disease
Nigeria, on March 8, joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Kidney Day (WKD). A day set aside to raise awareness on the plight of people living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and how to better prevent, treat and manage the “incurable condition.” CHUKWUMA MUANYA (Assistant Editor) and OLUWATOSIN AREO write. Tina…
Medical breakthrough: End of kidney disease, infertility in sight
A stunning medical breakthrough has seen human kidney tissue capable of producing urine grown in the lab, in a world first. Experts used stem cells to create mini-kidneys that were implanted into mice, with tests revealing they were able to filter and excrete waste. The research will allow medical researchers to model kidney diseases using…
Please help! Rose Kevwe needs N8.5 million for kidney transplant
Mrs. Rose Kevwe has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. She has been undergoing dialyses every week at Kidney Solution in Ikeja, Lagos.
Hope for kidney disease patients as mini-organs grown in lab
By creating and manipulating mini-kidney organoids that contain a realistic micro-anatomy, University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine, United States (U.S.), researchers can now track the early stages of polycystic kidney disease. The organoids are grown from human stem cells.
Plant-based remedies for kidney disease
My recommendation is that to prevent kidney diseases as I stated earlier, we have to drink a lot of water. By so doing, we can eat any vegetable or fruit we have to eat.
Health conditions that cause chronic kidney disease
If you have too much bad cholesterol, it can build up in the vessels that carry blood into and out of your kidneys, and that can affect how well they work. It also makes you more likely to have high blood pressure and diabetes.
Investigational compound slows kidney disease progression
A new strategy may help halt the progression of kidney disease in patients with diabetes. The approach, which is highlighted in an upcoming issue of the Journal ...
Experts advocate early diagnosis to tackle kidney disease
Pathcare Laboratories have called on doctors to urgently send patients with symptoms of kidney disease to good laboratories for quality medical investigations to improve their chances of complete recovery.