Top News: #Kidney

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High Potassium Diet Can Save The Heart And Kidneys Of Diabetics Everywhere:

Evidence has shown that dietary potassium can improve dietary stroke risk among menopausal women. Who else can benefit from a little more potassium in their diet? Everyone. A recent study conducted by researchers from Shiga University of Medical Science in Japan has found that sticking to a diet high in potassium can help protect the heart and kidney heath of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Read more


kidney illustrationKidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds:

Kidney failure and having a kidney transplant may increase the risk for certain types of cancer, a new study suggests. Read more


Victor Gura fits a "wearable artificial kidney," which filters a patient's blood continuously.Could wearable ‘artificial kidney’ free patients of big dialysis machines?

A small, experimental wearable device has moved a step closer to helping patients who rely on kidney dialysis, according to a report. Read more


BBQ, pan-fried meat and kidney cancer: 5 key takeaways from a new study:

If you aren’t already cutting down/totally avoiding (or at least feeling guilty about eating) meat following the World Health Organization warning in October, a new study out this week may give you more reason to reconsider your dietary choices. Read more


Blood test can predict kidney disease 5 years before damage starts:

Testing blood for soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor, or suPAR, can predict a patient’s risk of developing chronic kidney disease, or CKD, as early as five years before damage from the condition is seen, according to a new study. Read more