A new study caries a warning to NSAID users, particularly young people. The study shows overusing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs can increase the risk of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease in active younger and middle
Soda, or pop as it’s sometimes known, is a type of beverage that provides an extremely concentrated burst of sugar and other chemical flavorings and preservatives that science has told us time after time is unhealthy for so many reasons.
Kidney disease can be caused by a wide and divergent array of factors, but perhaps the most tragic are the factors which can not be prevented through diet and lifestyle changes, for they are caused by genetic components which are
The human kidneys are made up of about a million filtering units called nephrons. Basically, kidneys filter waste and extra, unwanted fluid from the bloodstream. Each nephron includes a filter, called the glomerulus, which are tiny structures of which you
Recent studies suggest that increased intake of protein as a percentage of the total energy intake is linked with an increased decline in the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) among African-Americans with diabetes.
Almost a billion people worldwide have a vitamin D deficiency. That breaks down to around 1 in 7 people. Vitamin D deficiency also affects about 95% of African American adults. This is according to a clinical study review by
African Americans with kidney disease seem to be more at risk of developing rapid kidney function decline because of a specific substance, as highlighted in Jackson State University’s Jackson Heart Study.