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
According to a recent analysis, high levels of serum uric acid increase the chance of CV (cardiovascular) mortality in patients with CKD (chronic kidney disease). In this analysis it was found that patients with the highest levels of serum uric
Probiotics are micro-organisms which can benefit gut health by building up healthy gut flora which aids in a number of digestive processes. We’ve constantly lauded probiotic supplements for their ability to aid in digestion, and in fact, they’re a key
When you have chronic kidney disease, preserving what little kidney function remains is of critical importance. A recent study by Tokyo Takanawa hospital’s Dr. Kenjiro Kimura followed a group of elderly CKD patients who were split into two groups, one
Ireland is seeing a nationwide increase in uric acid levels among its population and this development is problematic because as we now know, higher uric acid levels have been linked to a wide array of illnesses such as kidney disease,
PLOS published a a study in which it explained that drugs which lower uric acid enhanced renal functions and decreased the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases In adult patients with chronic renal disease.
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.