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18 Sep 2018
A new study in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation indicates that consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. An inverse relationship between coffee consumption and mortality has been reported in the general population. However, the association between caffeine consumption and mortality for people with chronic kidney disease remains…
18 Jun 2018
A coffee cup-sized implant that mimics the functions of the human kidney could be a life-saving option for patients with chronic kidney disease. According to DailyMail UK Online, the implant is expected to begin trials later this year and if successful, it could be available within a few years, saving patients from dialysis or needing…
4 May 2018
The Nigerian Association of Nephrology, has screened more than 6000 Nigerians for kidney, cardiovascular and metabolic related diseases. It is part of activities to mark World Kidney Day which is observed globally every year. The purpose is to draw world attention to the challenges posed by kidney cardiovascular and metabolic related diseases. National president of…
18 Mar 2018
With the focus on women for this year’s World Kidney Day, tagged “Kidneys and Women’s Health: Include Value and Empower,” the awareness is being created on how women are more at risk of kidney diseases than their male counterparts and how to guide against it. Speaking at an event to mark the day which coincided…
9 Mar 2018
When dealing with kidney stones, it’s important to get to a doctor as quickly as possible. However, if the situation is not severe, here are some home remedies you can try. Water On a general note, staying hydrated is key. Increasing water intake can help speed up the process of passing stones. Taking 12 glasses…
12 Dec 2017
New research from the largest study of its kind reveals patients taking painkillers alongside medication for heart disease, stroke or diabetes are 95 per cent more likely to become obese as the sedative drugs make people inactive and affect their metabolism. The findings were published in the journal PLOS One. According to the study, the…
12 Dec 2017
I wouldn’t. And I believe this would be the answer of most Nigerians. The next question is; Why? Before we go further, let us recap. The Federal Medical Centre, FMC Umuahia, successfully carried out two kidney transplants, according to news reports. The surgeries were facilitated by a team of medical experts from the University of…
26 Sep 2017
Air pollution may harm your kidneys, a new study says.
5 Mar 2017
Kidney failure, renal failure or renal insufficiency is a situation, whereby the kidney is not be able to eliminate waste products in the body systems.
4 Sep 2016
Kidney disease among youths is becoming a serious concern. In Nigeria, there has been a rising case of young ones in their 20s, 30s and 40s with kidney failure. A lot of young people have died as a result of renal failure.
17 Aug 2016
Kidneys is that organ in the body that constantly filters blood. It does so by making sure that waste products exit your body from urine. When you live an unhealthy lifestyle, these toxins build up and make it harder for your kidneys to do their job. One of the ways to ensure that the kidneys…
5 Jul 2016
She requires a kidney replacement therapy to be alive. She is at present undergoing haemodialysis, a procedure through which undesirable metabolic waste products (urea and creatinine), water, potassium, etc.


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