Researchers in a new study say those with gout have a greater risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Gout is a type of arthritis caused by an excess amount of uric acid in the blood. Uric acid crystals form in
A new study out of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, in Wuhan, China shows treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with CKD.
Medications commonly prescribed for acid reflux disease may be responsible for causing chronic kidney disease in some people. Known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI) these drugs include Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid and are used by approximately 10 percent of the
In the world of the chronic kidney disease patient, consumption of anything (be it food, beverage or substance) can have serious impacts on your health. Teas are no exception with certain teas being ranked safer and more beneficial than
Researchers may have found a new combination of drugs in the fight to help those with metastatic kidney cancer. So successful were the trials, this combination may become part of the standard procedure in treating this form of cancer.
A new study, looking at diabetes-induced rats has discovered Aloe Vera can help prevent nephropathy induced by diabetes in humans. Nephropathy induced diabetes is often a result of chronic kidney disease, occurring in 40% of all chronic kidney disease
Scientists working on how to regrow damaged kidneys have found that kidneys in newborns which were blocked had the ability to repair themselves once the obstruction is removed. This finding can help to discover the mechanism by which
A study has revealed that for patients who have had kidney transplants, treatment of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) with adrenocorticotropic hormone gel may be a good option. Researchers found that patients using adrenocorticotropic hormone gel went into partial or
Obesity has been linked with a number of co-morbid conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, but one of the lesser known and mentioned conditions is an enhanced potential for developing chronic kidney disease.