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
25 Nov 2019
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.
13 Aug 2019
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...
6 Aug 2019
A professor of Transplantation Surgery at Imperial College, London, Nadey Hakim, yesterday said Nigerians have no reason to travel abroad for liver, kidney, and other organ transplants.
4 Aug 2019
We have been able to impact lives in Lagos State. We have also been able to reduce pressure on public institutions.
1 Jul 2019
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…
20 May 2019
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…
9 May 2019
Can regular intake of biter leaf protect the vital organs from damage due to toxicity from poisonous substances?
15 Mar 2019
World Kidney day observed second Thursday in March of every year, is celebrated as a global awareness campaign aimed at raising the awareness of the importance of Kidney. It also is also used to create awareness among people that most of the kidney diseases are preventable and curable. The day is celebrated in 66 countries…
15 Mar 2019
The Kidney Foundation for Africa has intensified call for more awareness and funds to help cater for people living with kidney disease as the world marked World Kidney Day (WKD) yesterday. Dean, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Prof. Jacob Awobusuyi, who spoke as a Guest Speaker at the event to…
28 Feb 2019
Remember that time when you were running to the bathroom every second to urinate? Oh and remember that most times, there would be a burning painful sensation every time you urinated. But you blamed it on your partner then because you could have sworn that he or she had given you a sexually transmitted infection.…
16 Oct 2018
A consultant urologists’ surgeon with the Abuja based Kelina Hospital, Dr. Celsus Ukelina Undie, has argued that eating western foods causes kidney failure among Nigerians. Speaking ahead of the hospital’s 2018 Outreach Programme scheduled to commence this week, he enjoined Nigerians to imbibe a healthy lifestyle to avoid kidney complications. No fewer than 200 Nigerians…