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More than 400,000 people in the United States are on dialysis at a cost of about $77,000 per patient and taxpayer cost of more than $20 billion a year.
Nephritis, or inflammation of the kidneys, is one of the most common and most serious issues for patients with systematic lupus erythematosus.
Infants who have chronic renal (kidney) failure (CRF) often grow slowly and may never grow to a normal height.
Some widely prescribed medicines used by tens of millions of people to control blood pressure and other chronic conditions are suspected to increase the risk of cancer.
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Dating back to ancient China, the theory of yin-yang has been the Chinese foundation for understanding the material world.
Pregnancy puts added strain on a woman's body. Kidney disease on top of pregnancy adds even more of a burden.
Your kidneys, when left to their own devices, do a nice job of filtering toxins out of your blood and into your urine. Diabetes however can change this well-ordered and methodical ...
The best kidney transplantations are done with kidneys from living donors who are related to the recipient. Usually giving up a kidney does not have negative effects on a donor.
When kidneys can no longer do the job from end-stage renal disease (ESRD), a transplant may be necessary.
Just a rash, or a warning sign of kidney failure? Vascular purpura, also called Henoch Schonlein purpura, can range from a mild, self-limited condition to a serious illness of the kidney ...
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