Mgbaramuko seeks N10m for kidney transplant
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
Excess dietary salt weakens immunity against bacteria in kidneys, say researchers
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
Lassa fever and other plagues: When we eat our way to death
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
Osun government warns citizens against adding paracetamol, bleach to cooking
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
Doctors Remove Giant 7.4 Kilo Kidney From Man
Indian surgeons have cut a kidney weighing the same a bowling ball out of a man with a life-threatening genetic condition, a surgeon said Monday.
How fluoride in water, toothpastes diminish kidney, liver function
Exposure to fluoride, replete in toothpastes and public water, may lead to a reduction in kidney and liver function among adolescents, according to a study published...
Onyemere: Our task at HSH is to look for healthcare gaps, fix them
We have been able to impact lives in Lagos State. We have also been able to reduce pressure on public institutions.
New drug compound could tackle ‘killer’ kidney disease
Scientists from the University of Sheffield are part of an international collaboration to develop a new class of drugs to treat a common genetic kidney disease, which is a major cause of kidney failure. Working with Glasgow-based biotech company Mironid and colleagues in the United States (U.S.), the Sheffield researchers have carried out successful laboratory…
Chronic kidney disease associated with high heat, toxins, infections
A mysterious epidemic of chronic kidney disease among agricultural workers and manual laborers may be caused by a combination of increasingly hot temperatures, toxins and infections, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In recent years, chronic kidney disease has…