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7 Oct
A man who was left partly paralysed due to his "record-breaking" kidneys has had life-saving surgery to get them removed, he is now training to go back to his much-loved triathlons. Warren Higgs, 52, from Windsor, had polycystic kidney disease (PKD), which meant his kidneys continued to grow to the point where they weighed 45…
30 Aug
Okoro Ositadinma, 29, has called on Nigerians to assist him with N13 million to enable him to undergo an urgent kidney transplant.
4 Aug
A non -governmental organisation, Clifford Kidney Foundation International, has organised an essay competition for schools, to create awareness on early detection and prevention of chronic kidney disease.
18 Jun
Doctors have removed the "world's largest" kidney from a man in Dubai. The organ weighed 9lbs 3oz - more than an average newborn baby. The 56-year-old patient also had his second kidney, which was also severely enlarged, removed. The operation took place at Dubai Hospital after the man complained he was unable to walk or…
14 Feb
The Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jabi, Federal Capital Territory, Prof Saad Ahmed has said the FMC is expanding its facilities to provide specialised services, including laparoscopy surgery and kidney transplant.
23 Nov 2020
Active lifestyle choices such as eating vegetables, exercising, and quitting smoking can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease, a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden
8 Jun 2020
It was like the world ended when Mathew Ikechukwu Mgbaramuko, a businessman and father of three, was told he had kidney challenge in 2019 when he was first diagnosed
6 Apr 2020
Eating more than the recommended amount of salt disrupts the antibacterial function of a type of immune cell, research in mice and humans has found. Adding too much salt to meals
25 Mar 2020
Ahead of the World Kidney Day (WDD), March 12, scientists have raised fresh concerns that the global rate of people dying with renal disease has seen a sharp increase
24 Feb 2020
Of serious health concern lately, has been the ravaging scourge and spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria. Lassa fever has been a major health challenge in West Africa and its spread has created panic
10 Feb 2020
The Osun Government has warned caterers and food vendors against the use of paracetamol to tenderise the meat while cooking. It also warned them against using bleach detergent for cassava processing
16 Jan 2020
They usually consist of calcium oxalate but may be composed of several other compounds. Kidney stones can grow to the size of a golf ball while maintaining a sharp

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