Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women prefer to see female urologists, but there are far too few to meet a growing demand, a new study reports.
Diet Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A dietary supplement may hold the power to dissolve a key component of kidney stones, potentially offering a new prevention tool against this painful condition, researchers say.
Some Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients May Postpone Treatment
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Not all adults with
advanced kidney cancer that has spread require immediate,
aggressive treatment, a small new study suggests.
Anesthesia Safe for Kids, Doctors' Group Says
FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Anesthesia eases the
pain of millions of children who must have surgery every year, but
parents who are worried about the safety of these medications
should talk to their anesthesiologist about their fears, experts
Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating red meat may boost the risk for kidney failure, but swapping even one daily serving of red meat for another protein may reduce the risk, a large study from Singapore suggests.
3-D Printed Model Helps Delicate Kidney Surgery
FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting-edge 3-D
technology is making more inroads in medicine, this time helping
doctors save a patient's kidney during difficult tumor-removal
Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care
MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have cancer or dementia tend to receive more end-of-life care than those dying from other conditions, a new study of Veteran Affairs hospitals finds.
Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For black Americans with diabetes, poor kidney function appears to boost their risk of dying from heart disease, a new report suggests.
Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing Homes
FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Urinary tract
infections (UTIs) in nursing home residents can often have serious
effects, including delirium, debilitating falls and even fatal
Coming Soon: A Wearable Artificial Kidney?
TUESDAY, June 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Someday, dialysis patients might free themselves of clunky machines, moving about with a "wearable artificial kidney" instead.