Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney disease is a major cause of heart-related deaths worldwide, a new study reports.

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hold that pose: New research suggests yoga may help men deal with the side effects of prostate cancer therapy.

Health Tip: Should You Be Tested for Kidney Disease?

(HealthDay News) -- Chronic kidney disease may not have obvious symptoms, so it's important to know if you're at risk.

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A drug linked to a raised risk of dementia is taken by millions of older Americans who have an overactive bladder, researchers say.

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Weight and gender differences between donors and recipients can affect the success of kidney transplants, a new study says.

Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Any marathoner will tell you that the grueling 26-mile races can do a number on the hips, knees, ankles and feet.

Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans battle bothersome nighttime conditions, such as sleep apnea or the need to get up frequently to urinate.

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

SUNDAY, March 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering your salt intake could mean fewer trips to the bathroom in the middle of the night, a new study suggests.

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies

FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Older Americans on kidney dialysis have high rates of colonoscopy screening for colon cancer, but most get little benefit from the screening, a new study suggests.

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice

THURSDAY, March 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Aging mice became more youthful following a new cellular therapy about to be tested in humans, researchers say.