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Tuesday 05 May, 2015

Pakistani kid gets liver transplant in India

Karachi resident Shehary Ali Sayyed had just sat down to study Sep 26 when he collapsed and was admitted to a local hospital in a coma with liver failure  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Saw palmetto ‘doesn’t ease urinary problems in men with enlarged prostates’

A new study has found that men with enlarged prostates who took higher doses of herbal supplement saw palmetto had no relief from urinary problems than those given a placebo  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

How high salt intake and obesity team up to wreak havoc on BP, kidneys

High dietary salt intake and obesity, when combined, deliver more damage to the heart and kidneys than the sum of their individual contributions  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Hormone to predict premature death

High levels of a specific hormone in a patient of kidney ailment can tell who will develop heart problems  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Kids with mild kidney disease face poor growth, late puberty and heart problems

Even a moderately impaired kidney function can lead to poor growth, delayed puberty, and heart problems  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 15th, 2011

Large waist can double risk of dying for patients with kidney disease

A study has found that patients with kidney disease face double the risk of dying if they have large waists  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

‘Home dialysis better than hospital dialysis for kidney patients’

Nephrologists at St. Michael”s Hospital have found more evidence of the benefits of home dialysis for patients with kidney failure  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Hormone linked to mortality in chronic kidney disease patients

Researchers at the University of Miami have identified a new marker to predict progressive kidney failure, death  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Kidney failure, muscle breakdown linked to kava tea

A study has found that a trendy tea derived from the kava plant can cause kidney failure and muscle breakdown  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 24th, 2011

Gene key to kidney disease, failure and death identified

A new study has found that a gene called PVT1 may help reduce the kidneys ability to filter blood, leading to kidney disease, failure and death  More...