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Genetic links to kidney disease, kidney failure identified


June 27th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have identified genetic links to kidney disease and kidney failure.The scientists have described their research in two presentations at this ... Read more...

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Blood thinner ups stroke risk in some kidney disease patients on dialysis


August 28th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): The blood thinner warfarin should be prescribed with caution in some heart patients with kidney failure, say researchers who found that the drug was linked to an increased ... Read more...

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Daily dose of baking soda can save kidney


July 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A daily dose baking soda or sodium bicarbonate, used in baking, cleaning, acid indigestion, sunburn and more slows the decline of kidney function in some patients with advanced ... Read more...

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Baking soda can slow chronic kidney disease progression


July 17th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Apart from baking, cleaning, acid indigestion and sunburn, baking soda or sodium bicarbonate has a newfound use-it slows the decline of kidney function in some patients with advanced ... Read more...

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Dialysis safe for kidney patients who have suffered heart attack


July 10th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Dialysis treatment doesn't have any adverse impact on kidney patients who have suffered a heart attack, say researchers.People with even mild forms of kidney disease have an elevated ... Read more...

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Low blood sugar may be dangerous for kidney disease patients


May 8th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, could turn out to be a serious health threat for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study.The findings ... Read more...

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Patients with kidney stones at higher chronic kidney disease risk


November 8th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): People who develop kidney stones are at a greater risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a new study.It is known that kidney stones lead to ... Read more...

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