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Study finds acetaminophen helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in children following cardiac surgery

The finding is significant because acute kidney injury is a very common problem after such surgeries, and there previously have not been any medications to treat or prevent it, said Sara Van Driest, MD, Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Pediatrics ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

Melania Trump hospitalized, undergoes medical procedure ‘to treat a benign kidney condition’

First lady Melania Trump underwent a medical procedure to “treat a benign kidney condition” Monday morning at Walter ... urology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Such tumors are usually found by accident, when doctors ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 15 May 2018

Depleted metabolic enzymes contribute to tumor growth in renal cancer

In the future, the researchers aim to test such epigenetic drugs as HDAC and DNA methylase inhibitors to turn on genes for multiple lost enzymes in renal cancer. The study was completed by researchers at both Penn Medicine and Children's Hospital of ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 11 May 2018

Food is Medicine: How a healthy diet stopped the progression of kidney disease

In 2000, Duane Sunwold was 75 pounds overweight and was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Duane knew he needed to make a change, so he started with the food he was eating. After switching to a healthier diet, Duane's kidney disease is now remission ...

Source: KING5
Published: 09 May 2018

Drinking more water does not slow decline of kidney function for kidney disease patients

They wanted to determine if coaching patients to drink more water slowed their decline in kidney function over one year compared with those in the control group who were coached to maintain usual fluid intake. "It is really about personalized medicine ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 08 May 2018

Study: Drinking more water doesn't slow kidney disease

May 8 (UPI) --Drinking an extra four to six extra glasses of water per day won't slow the decline of kidney functions for chronic kidney ... a scientist at Lawson and professor at Western's School of Medicine & Dentistry, said in a Lawson press release.

Published: 08 May 2018

Grant bolsters kidney cancer immunotherapy research

Cornelius Abernathy Craig Professor of Medicine and director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has received a grant to research the role of immunosuppression in the tumor microenvironment for kidney ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 10 May 2018

Health Matters: Tips for preventing kidney stones

Some symptoms of a kidney stone include: Passing a kidney stone is a painful process. You may be able to do it with the use of pain medicine and gallons of water. But there are occasions when surgery is necessary. How to prevent kidney stones There is no ...

Source: Star-News
Published: 15 May 2018

Association Between Early Postoperative Acetaminophen Exposure and Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

1 Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 2 Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 3 Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 14 May 2018

Study: Acute kidney injury linked with higher risk of cardiovascular events post hospital discharge

Acute kidney injury is one of the most common and serious complications ... An accompanying editorial by Steven Coca, DO, MS (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) notes that while the authors should be commended for their rigorous analyses, the ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 18 May 2018

Certain Antibiotics Could Increase Your Risk Of The Living Hell That Is Kidney Stones

Passing a kidney stone is agreed to be one of the most painful human experiences that don’t necessarily end in death. For the past several decades, the number of people developing these troublesome crystalline deposits has increased dramatically in many ...

Source: IFLScience
Published: 14 May 2018

Acute kidney injury during hospitalization linked with higher risk of heart failure

Acute kidney injury is one of the most common and serious complications ... An accompanying editorial by Steven Coca, DO, MS (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) notes that while the authors should be commended for their rigorous analyses, the ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 17 May 2018

Efficacy and safety of sorafenib for advanced renal cell carcinoma: real-world data of patients with renal impairment.

Demographics, dose modification, adverse events, tumour response, progression-free survival, and renal function (eGFR ... Department of Urology, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan., Medical Affairs Oncology and ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 08 May 2018

Information on Heartburn Drugs and Kidney Injuries to be Presented During “Science Day”

Last year, a study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine also found an increased risk of chronic kidney disease with the heartburn medications, indicating that users of Nexium, Prilosec and other PPI may be 50% more likely when ...

Published: 14 May 2018

Urine of Kidney Disease Patients Contains Diverse Mix of Bacteria

MAYWOOD, IL – The urine of kidney disease patients contains a diverse mix of bacteria such as Staphylococcus and Streptococcus, according to a study by researchers at Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago. The bacteria diversity generally was ...

Source: Alaska Native News
Published: 10 May 2018

Survey of nephrology training program indicates most graduates no longer perform kidney biopsies

Most graduates from a single military training program who responded to an online survey no longer perform kidney biopsies, according to a study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. In addition, about half of nephrology ...

Source: Healio
Published: 21 May 2018

Critical End-of-Life Choice Leads Fewer Kidney Patients to Pick Hospice

Nationally, about 20% of Medicare patients with end-stage renal disease use hospice prior to death, according to the study, published last week in Jama Internal Medicine. In comparison, about half of all people on Medicare who die receive hospice care.

Source: Home Health Care News
Published: 07 May 2018

Kidney stones, a marker of overall kidney health

It has been said that experiencing a kidney stone is the closest a man will get to experiencing childbirth, though the pain of a stone is alarming for both sexes. One in 10 people will form a kidney stone in their lifetime. March is National Kidney Month ...

Source: UAB
Published: 26 Mar 2018

Porch Pirates Steal 4-Year-Old's Kidney Transplant Medicine Ahead of Christmas

Thieves swiping Christmas packages from porches have become unfortunately common, but a recent theft from a Utah dad’s front stoop could have led to dire consequences. Earlier this week, so-called “porch pirates” in Riverdale, Utah, nabbed a 3-month ...

Source: People
Published: 24 Dec 2017

Australian breakthrough in stem cell kidney research

This is the first time a patient has had kidney regenerated from their stem cells in Australia. The research, is part of a regenerative medicine project in which human stem cells are used to develop mini-kidneys with a view to discovering new genes and ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 04 May 2018

World Kidney Day: Keck Medicine of USC Experts Discuss Kidney Health and Research

Newswise — One in 10 people is affected by chronic kidney disease worldwide. On March 9, 2017, World Kidney Day will put a spotlight on the importance of kidneys and ways to reduce the impact of kidney disease. Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss some ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 09 Mar 2017

First in-house double kidney transplant for UW Medicine gives 2 local families new chance at a full life

Full disclosure. I pushed to share this story because it touched me personally. My brother Jordan donated a kidney to my other brother Jeff. They were a match. For two local families, direct donation wasn’t an option. Laurie Boatsman of Maple ...

Source: Q13 Fox News
Published: 05 Apr 2017

Antibiotics could raise risk of kidney stones, study says

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) recently conducted a study, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, to determine if there was an association between the medicine and kidney stones. To do so ...

Source: WSB Radio
Published: 11 May 2018

Motzer Helps Set the Pace of Discovery in Kidney Cancer Research

Motzer, MD, is a pioneer in the world of kidney cancer. When he was hired in 1988 as a medical ... clinical trials, and academic medicine. “He had high standards for patient care, and he was dedicated to mentoring junior faculty, research, and education ...

Published: 17 May 2018

Victim Claims Doctor’s Misdiagnosis, Prescriptions Caused Him Kidney Failure

A Rio Grande Valley man says he slowly lost his kidney after Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada misdiagnosed ... Visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine Drug Information Portal to learn more about your prescriptions.

Source: KRGV
Published: 16 May 2018

The Clinical Activity of PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors in Metastatic Non-Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma.

Programmed death 1 (PD-1) and PD ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibitors have shown activity in metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC ... Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, UUMC., Washington University.,

Source: UroToday
Published: 14 May 2018

Penn Medicine Joins Second Largest Kidney Exchange in History

Newswise — PHILADELPHIA – A 2012 Facebook post that led to the reunion of two grade school friends who lost touch 30-some years ago, is now also responsible for planting the seed that would give one of them a life-saving kidney transplant. Earlier this ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 24 Jun 2013

Precision medicine can reduce racial disparities in kidney transplants

When President Obama unveiled his precision medicine initiative to improve cancer treatment through individualized care earlier this year, it was met with some mixed feelings. Its goal is to approach disease treatment and prevention through taking into ...

Source: The Hill
Published: 05 Jun 2015

How to Improve Kidney Function with Alternative Medicine

Paramus, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/18/2013 -- The creation of “The All Natural Kidney Health & Kidney Function Restoration Program” is a gift to anyone suffering from kidney disease! For you, the light is here; we are going to present you an alternative ...

Source: SBWire
Published: 18 Sep 2013