Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The rates of five serious complications from diabetes -- heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, amputations and death -- have all dropped dramatically since 1990, a new U.S. government study shows.

Easter Lilies Toxic for Cats, FDA Warns

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns.

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys

FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with rheumatoid arthritis may be at increased risk for kidney disease and require close monitoring, a new study suggests.

Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients

THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Walking may help boost immunity and reduce inflammation in kidney patients, a new study suggests.

Depressed Diabetics May Face Higher Risk of Kidney Disease

THURSDAY, March 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When people with diabetes are depressed, their odds of developing chronic kidney disease nearly double, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Protect Your Kidneys

(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your kidneys healthy is extremely important, particularly if you have a chronic disease such as diabetes.

2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds

TUESDAY, March 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two surgeries are equally effective and safe for women who have pelvic problems that can cause pain and incontinence, say the authors of a new study.

Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants

MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. children in need of a kidney transplant are faring better now than a couple of decades ago, but there is still plenty of room for improvement, a new study finds.

Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study

TUESDAY, March 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease who take the blood thinner warfarin to treat a form of irregular heartbeat are at no greater risk for stroke or death than similar patients who don't take the medicine, researchers report.

Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney Stones

SATURDAY, March 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A diet originally designed to lower blood pressure may also be effective for preventing kidney stones, according to a new study.