kidney failure

Kidney stones double risk of dialysis


September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) Kindey stones could double the risk of dialysis or kidney transplant later in life for people who have had them, says a study.University of Alberta faculty ... Read more...

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New therapy knocks out high BP with radio waves


August 27th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A radical new therapy could knock out high blood pressure by zapping the kidneys with radio waves, a new research demonstrates.The procedure may be available early ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead


August 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, his family said. Hangal was 96."He died ... Read more...

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NGO demands Sahara retail chain ad to be withdrawn


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over content of a recent television commercial of the Sahara Group, an NGO has asked the information and broadcasting ministry to intervene ... Read more...

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What’s your risk of developing kidney failure?


August 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) New research has thrown up some startling insights about the likelihood of middle-aged adults developing kidney failure during their lifetime. About one in 40 men and ... Read more...

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New strain of killer E. coli decoded


July 27th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Researchers have decoded the deadly 2011 E. coli outbreak in Germany, which killed 54 people and sickened more than 3,800, tracing it to a particularly virulent ... Read more...

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Donations pour in for Chinese keeping hospitalised wife alive


July 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A Chinese man who avoided paying medical bills to keep his wife alive has evoked an emotional response among netizens who have donated over 330,000 yuan ... Read more...

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Biochemical to treat diabetes discovered


July 16th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a biochemical that shows a completely new and promising direction for the development of drugs to treat type-2 diabetes.Scientists had long ... Read more...

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Oscar-Winning actor Ernest Borgnine dies at 95


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Actor Ernest Borgnine, best known for his role in the 1955 film "Marty" for which he won an Academy Award, has passed away due to ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican musician Yomo Toro dies


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Iconic Puerto Rican guitarist Yomo Toro has died in a New York hospital of kidney failure, his family announced Monday. He was 78."Funeral arrangements and ... Read more...

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Horse-drawn carriage to carry Gibb’s coffin


June 7th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Late singer Robin Gibb's coffin will be taken to the funeral ground in a glass-sided horse-drawn carriage.A service is due to take place Friday at the ... Read more...

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Fears abound for ‘painfully thin’ Office star Lucy Davis


May 29th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lucy Davis’ latest pictures have raised fears over her health. In the images, the star of the hit TV sitcom The Office appears during a ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb’s death was caused by kidney failure


May 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb died of kidney failure last Sunday after a two-year battle with cancer and having recently suffering from pneumonia. Gibb’s son Robin ... Read more...

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Dad died of kidney failure: Robin Gibb’s son


May 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Robin Gibb's son Robin John has clarified that his father died of kidney failure and not of cancer as has been reported in media.Gibb passed away ... Read more...

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US woman’s hands, legs consumed by flesh-eating bacteria


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Both hands and the remaining foot of a 24-year-old American woman had to be amputated after they were infected by a flesh-eating bacterial infection called Necrotizing ... Read more...

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St. Jude launches device for treatment of hypertension


May 15th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ), a global medical device manufacturing company, Tuesday announced the launch of its 'EnligHTN' renal denervation system during the ongoing EuroPCR 2012 ... Read more...

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Chinese mother poisons herself, three kids


April 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) A mother of three children in China was hospitalised when she took pesticide after giving it to her kids, causing her two daughters to suffer kidney ... Read more...

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Chinese woman poisons herself, three kids


April 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) A Chinese woman poisoned herself and her three children with pesticide because she could not cope with life's pressures. All are in hospital and her two ... Read more...

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Food poisoning could have lifelong consequences


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Victims of food poisoning may develop a host of lengthy illnesses, including diabetes, arthritis, kidney failure and high blood pressure, experts say.Salmonella, E coli and other ... Read more...

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Hope for kidney patients


March 13th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A protein linked to kidney failure has been identified which could pave the way for new interventions to treat the disease.The protein plays a crucial role ... Read more...

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Kidney disease on rise in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan is witnessing a rise in chronic kidney diseases due to late diagnosis and a rising trend of high blood pressure and diabetes.Health experts reached this ... Read more...

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New aspirin curbs 11 kinds of cancer, shrinks tumours


March 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) A new aspirin compound, the latest to join the armoury of drugs against cancer, has shown great promise in fighting and shrinking 11 different types of ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disease rising in India: Doctors


March 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Minimal physical activity, unhealthy diet, smoking and drinking are some of the reasons that are resulting in an increased number of chronic kidney diseases - ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon to direct movie


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon is stepping behind the camera to direct his first feature film.The "America's Got Talent" host, who was hospitalised with kidney failure in Aspen, ... Read more...

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British rapist jailed after 26 years


January 29th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) A Briton who raped a woman in 1986 has been jailed for eight years.Officials were investigating 46-year-old Martin Eke last year after he assaulted an ex-girlfriend. ... Read more...

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Drinking water scare in Chinese city after industrial pollution


January 28th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities in China have swooped into action to monitor drinking water safety more closely after cadmium pollution, caused by a mining firm, has been found downstream ... Read more...

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Cancer chemical found in Chinese river


January 21st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) High levels of a cancer-causing heavy metal and arsenic have been discovered in a river and reservoir in southern China.Despite efforts to dilute the pollution, carcinogenic ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon put on diet


January 19th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon has been put on strict diet regime after his recent hospitalisation following kidney problems."I'm feeling good, I'm in the office, I'm grinding, the ... Read more...

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Controlling BP crucial for diabetics


January 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Middle-aged adults recently diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension have some time to effect lifestyle changes to control their high blood pressure (BP).If they make such changes ... Read more...

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Rat-borne disease kills 10 in China


December 31st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) A fatal disease spread by rats has claimed 10 lives in an eastern Chinese province this year, officials said.Between October and November alone, around 140 people ... Read more...

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Anna ends fast, vows to rally against Congress (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a Lokpal bill he had trashed, an ailing Anna Hazare Wednesday called off his three-day fast a day ... Read more...

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Ailing Anna to end fast (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Bowing to appeals from doctors, Anna Hazare, hit by viral fever, said he was ending his three-day fast a day earlier Wednesday but vowed to ... Read more...

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Anna to end fast (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who is suffering from viral fever, announced he will end his hunger strike Wednesday but said the fight for a "strong Lokpal" will ... Read more...

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Hazare dehydrated, asked to end fast (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Doctors Wednesday pleaded with Anna Hazare to end his three-day fast begun Tuesday, saying he was suffering from dehydration and could face kidney failure.A team ... Read more...

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