The kidney is a vital organ in the body; it helps filter extra body fluids out of the body, cleans the blood of any toxins, controls blood pressure, manufactures a hormone that is responsible for making
An upcoming clinical trial seeks to examine what’s known as ‘resistant starch,’ a key component of raw potato which is at the forefront of Canadian research into the ongoing fight against chronic kidney disease.
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
Resveratrol are thought to act like antioxidants as they can provide your body with some protection against damage. The damage they possibly protect against is damage which could result in conditions including cancer and heart disease.
A new study has shown certain cancer drugs can cause kidney injury in patients. Kidney injury, known formally as acute renal failure can happen over a few hours or days and can potentially last a lifetime. It is
In cases of chronic kidney disease, there are a number of conditions which can and do occur concomitantly. One of the worst of these is cardiovascular disease. Heart attacks and strokes can often prove fatal or otherwise completely devastating and
New research says that supplements with a full-spectrum palm tocotrienol complex can slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease in those patients with type 2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetics face some of the highest probabilities of developing diabetic kidney disease
In a paper published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, a Harvard research team found Omega-3 fatty acids may help slow the progression of kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. In addition, they found
Medicines utilized in the treatment of acid reflux, heartburn, ulcers and related gastro issues could be leading to a much higher risk of bone fractures among CKD patients who receive dialysis. In a recent study published in Clinical Journal of