Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report.

Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, might harm the kidneys.

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that more pregnant women are developing kidney failure, an apparent product of the growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the United States.

Drinking Water Helps Prevent Kidney Stones

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking plenty of water will lower your risk of kidney stones, researchers report.

Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New statistics suggest that kidney patients on dialysis are surviving longer.

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who need a kidney transplant are better off receiving an available organ from an older deceased donor rather than waiting for one from a younger donor, a new study shows.

Health Tip: Keeping Kidney Stones at Bay

(HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones may form during the body's process of filtering and eliminating waste. Once you've had one, experts say you're more likely to develop another.

Urine Test Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A urine test might someday become a much-needed early detection test for kidney cancer, a new study suggests.

Kidney Stones Can Send Patients to Hospital More Than Once

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in nine patients discharged from the emergency department after being treated for kidney stones may return with the same problem, a new study suggests.

HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney transplant patients with HIV have similar survival rates as those without HIV, a new study finds.