Doctors are encouraging patients suffering with chronic kidney disease to make lifestyle changes to slow the progression of the condition. The kidneys are the human body’s filters of the blood. As the blood flows through them, they remove wastes and
According to the recent self-administered diet history questionnaire (DHQ) completed by outpatients in Japan’s Niigata University Hospital, dietary acid load which is the balance of acid-inducing foods, such as meats, eggs, cheese and cereal grains, and base-inducing foods, such
A recent comprehensive study sought to comb through a host of articles chronicling different research findings regarding the effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplements and their effect on kidney disease. After narrowing down the selection of articles logged in
New research has concluded chronic kidney disease patients can benefit from supplementation with the antioxidant coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). Chronic kidney disease is a condition where the kidney’s, the body’s blood filters function at reduced capacity or no longer function
A recent study shed some new light on older patients with end stage kidney disease. These patients are those who have lost the ability to function independently after starting dialysis resulting in challenges for them and their caregivers.
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