Kidney Problems Linked to Brain Disorders: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney problems can increase the risk of brain disorders, a new study finds.

Cooling Bodies of Brain-Dead Donors May Boost Kidney Function After Transplant

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Transplant surgeons may have found a simple way to improve the functioning of kidneys from brain-dead donors: Cool the donor's body by just a few degrees.

Drug May Ease Passage When Kidney Stone Strikes

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones can quickly cause extreme pain, and passing the stones is the immediate goal for patients.

Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many kidney dialysis patients may be unprepared for natural disasters, a new study finds.

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney or bladder stones do not increase a postmenopausal woman's risk of osteoporosis, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Kidney Stones?

(HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones are deposits, most often made of calcium, that form in the kidneys and can be very painful to pass.

New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients

TUESDAY, July 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug decreases dangerously high levels of potassium in people with diabetes-related kidney disease, a new study finds.

Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized

MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adult cancer survivors are more likely to be hospitalized than people who never had cancer, a new study finds.

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study

FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery may also help ease urinary incontinence in the long term, a new study suggests.

U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor Areas

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of kidney dialysis patients in the United States live in poor neighborhoods, a study finds.