Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new case report about a woman with a UTI who became ill from high water intake raises questions about doctors' advice to 'drink plenty of fluids.'
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTExperts in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and kidney disease have carried out the first ever scans to study the heart function of kidney patients while they are having dialysis treatment.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe first drug to target a key enzyme that cancer cells need to keep them alive has shown that it is effective in controlling disease in patients with advanced kidney cancer when it is used in...
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTViagra is used to treat erectile dysfunction, but it is not the only option. Find out more about the medical and herbal alternatives that are available.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers at VIB and Ghent University have developed a tool to diagnose Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF).
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn the largest study yet to assess the long-term safety and efficacy of the adjustable transobturator male system (ATOMS) to treat incontinence in men following invasive prostate treatment, the...
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTNon-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a potentially serious liver condition characterized by excess fat in the liver associated with inflammation and scarring.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTSkipping flu shot increases hospitalization risk by up to 158 percent, according to Fresenius Medical Care study presented at 2016 kidney week meeting.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research coauthored by Brigham Young University researchers may lead to a more accurate system for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe addition of a new type of fluid for use in peritoneal dialysis makes it easier to tolerate and protects the cells in the abdominal cavity.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPatients with diabetes and suffering from acute kidney injury (AKI), proteinuria and uncontrolled blood sugar experience a sharp reduction in the number of years they have healthy renal function...
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTInvestigators are getting closer to creating a functional bioartificial kidney, with advances presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 November 15-20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTCertain medications commonly used to treat heartburn, acid reflux, and ulcers can have damaging effects on the kidneys.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research indicates that reducing sodium intake may provide kidney and heart benefits for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat are the causes of leukocytes in the urine and what are the signs and symptoms? Learn about tests and diagnosis and treatments available.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn all about advanced prostate cancer, how it develops, and the symptoms it causes. This article also looks at survival rates for this condition.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of Toronto have discovered that mice infected with the common gut parasite Tritrichomonas muris are at an increased risk of developing inflammatory colitis.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study indicates that the benefits of duloxetine, a drug used in Europe to treat stress incontinence in women, do not outweigh the harms.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new study examines the link between kidney disease and constipation. The common gastrointestinal problem might affect kidney health through gut bacteria.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat is the prostate gland and what is the prostate exam? Learn about the different tests commonly used to examine the prostate and why they are used.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have discovered that a marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could also be used as a way to guide treatments to the cancer, according to new research presented at the...
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTUniversity of Florida researchers have identified cells targeted by a male hormone and found that an excess of that hormone at a specific time can cause genital defects in female mice.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTVaccinating mice with siderophores blocks E. coli growth in bladder & kidneys.For most invading bacteria, the bladder is not a friendly place.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers have found a group of circulating tumour cells in prostate cancer patient blood samples which are linked to the spread of the disease, according to new research presented at the...
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTArgos Therapeutics Inc., an immuno-oncology company focused on the development and commercialization of individualized immunotherapies based on the Arcelis® technology platform, today announced...