Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Black people with a
trait for sickle cell anemia appear to have double the risk of
kidney failure that requires dialysis, new research suggests.
Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Survival rates for
children who get kidney transplants have improved significantly
over the last half-century, a new study finds.
Noctiva Approved for Frequent Urination at Night
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Noctiva nasal spray
has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
frequent urination at night due to excess urine production.
Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications
TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Young people with
type 2 diabetes are much more likely to show signs of complications
from the blood sugar disease than those who have type 1 diabetes, a
new study shows.
Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Encouraging people
with kidney disease to reduce their salt intake may help improve
blood pressure and cut excess fluid retention, at least for a
while, a new study suggests.
Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease affects
more than just the heart. It also can take a toll on the legs,
feet, kidneys and even the brain, according to vascular surgery
Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List
THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Language barriers may
prevent some eligible U.S. patients from receiving a kidney
transplant, a new study suggests.
Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices
MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies offer
insights into the medical plights facing undocumented immigrants in
the United States.
Depression Often Untreated in Dialysis Patients
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Depression is common
among kidney failure patients undergoing dialysis. But efforts to
get them on antidepressants often fail, a new study finds.
Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes-related
kidney failure among Native American adults fell by more than half
over almost 20 years, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention report shows.