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Cholesterol-lowering drug could protect kidneys after surgery

A new study involving an Indian-origin researcher has suggested that taking a cholesterol-lowering drug called statin before having major elective surgery Continue reading “Cholesterol-lowering drug could protect kidneys after surgery” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Scottish scientists grow kidneys in lab

Scottish scientists have made a breakthrough in organ transplantation by successfully growing kidneys in a laboratory Continue reading “Scottish scientists grow kidneys in lab” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Indian docs remove kidney stones from Iraqi man

Iraqi shopkeeper Naeem Musa had braced for a long, painful treatment for stones in both kidneys, Continue reading “Indian docs remove kidney stones from Iraqi man” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Combination ACE inhibitor therapy raises risk of kidney failure, death

A new study has warned that elderly patients who have been prescribed combination angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors Continue reading “Combination ACE inhibitor therapy raises risk of kidney failure, More...

By BioNews On Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Ibuprofen linked to life-threatening potassium deficiency

Painkillers containing ibuprofen have been linked to a rare condition that can result in potentially fatal Continue reading “Ibuprofen linked to life-threatening potassium deficiency” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 11th, 2011

Depression may increase kidney failure risk

Depression is linked to an increased risk of developing kidney failure in the future, according to a new study Continue reading “Depression may increase kidney failure risk” »  More...