Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who use certain drugs for chronic heartburn may be at increased risk of developing kidney disease, a new study suggests.

A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart andKidneys

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking care of your heart may also help your kidneys, a new study suggests.

New Prostate Technique May Help Men's Nighttime Urination

MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Waking often in the night to urinate is a common problem among men who have an enlarged prostate, but an innovative new treatment has shown some promise in easing the problem, researchers are reporting.

Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds

TUESDAY, March 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic kidney disease affects nearly 14 percent of Americans and costs Medicare billions of dollars a year, a new study reveals.

Many Kidney Transplant Patients Land in ER Within 2 Years: Study

THURSDAY, March 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of kidney transplant recipients wind up in an emergency department within two years of their operation, a new study finds.

Paying for Kidneys Might Boost Donor Rate, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If offered $50,000, nearly three out of five Americans would part with a kidney, a new study finds.

Kidney Dialysis Might Not Extend Survival of Elderly

THURSDAY, March 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dialysis does not significantly improve survival for elderly kidney failure patients, a new study indicates.

Antibiotic Resistance Common in Kids' Urinary Tract Infections

WEDNESDAY, March 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many kids who develop urinary tract infections tied to the E. coli bacteria are now failing to respond to antibiotic treatment, a new review warns.

Blacks More Likely to Have Kidney Failure Than Whites: Study

THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans are at greater risk for kidney failure than whites, but this racial difference is not explained by the fact that blacks are more likely to have gene variants associated with kidney disease, a new study shows.

Certain Biopsy Method Tied to Better Outcomes After Kidney Cancer

THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A type of lab test called a "core-needle biopsy," performed on tissue taken from a mass on a kidney, may be better for certain kidney cancer patients, new research suggests.