Reducing dietary acid intake is seen as a possible way of slowing kidney decline in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). A recent study looked at oral alkali supplementation as a method of doing this. The kidneys are the body’s
An Israeli company has a new smartphone based urinalysis system which can detect chronic kidney disease. Cleared by the FDA, tests have already proven positive and increased the detection rates among study participants who had not tested positive for chronic
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is bad enough at it is. Aside from the sickness and its symptoms, such as fatigue, high blood pressure and irregular heart rhythms, the patient, according to a new study, may have cancer to deal with.
There is some new research on how phosphate increases the effects of aging. Mice who have this mutation develop, within four weeks of age, develop conditions including atrophy of multiple organs, vascular calcification, cardiac hypertrophy and cognitive impairment. These mice
Scientists hailing from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have been putting their efforts into a revolutionary approach for helping chronic kidney disease sufferers get a firmer grasp on their situation and repair any tissues that may have
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