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19 May
According to his family, Ude’s ailment started 15 years ago in his hometown in Imo State, where he was initially diagnosed with diabetes mellitus.
27 Apr
Edo State residents that benefitted from the ongoing free medical outreach by the state government have commended Governor Godwin Obaseki for prioritising the health and welfare of the people.
10 Mar
A new study published March 4, 2022, has validated more local plants for the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases. Top on the list is ginger, grape, turmeric, beetroot juice
29 Nov 2021
“This food is tasteless. There is no salt in this soup. How can you cook without salt? Please come and take away this food,” Mr. Obiwenite Okongwu blurted out to his wife Chizoba.
7 Oct 2021
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 2021
Okoro Ositadinma, 29, has called on Nigerians to assist him with N13 million to enable him to undergo an urgent kidney transplant.
4 Aug 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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

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