TUESDAY, Nov. 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to wildfire-related air pollution in western states has taken its toll on U.S. patients who are on dialysis. New research linked it to elevated risks of hospitalization and death in patients who were receiving in-center hemodialysis treatment in Washington, Oregon and California.
FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Two years after a gene-edited pig kidney was transplanted into a monkey, researchers report the monkey is still alive. “We’re the only group in the field to comprehensively address safety and efficacy of our donor organ with these edits,” said study co-author Dr.
THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Hispanic folks with chronic kidney disease should have early heart health screenings, new research suggests, because they’re at high risk for sudden cardiac arrest. A team from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles discovered this while working to learn about
MONDAY, Sept. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) — One day, it may be possible to monitor people for risk of disease through continuously measuring skin temperature. Researchers have found in a new study that wrist temperature is associated with future risk of disease. “These findings indicate the potential to marry emerging
THURSDAY, Sept. 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — For the first time ever, a solid humanized organ has been grown from scratch in an animal — a first step in a process that could potentially solve organ shortages and save countless lives. Chinese researchers grew partially human early-stage kidneys inside embryonic
THURSDAY, July 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Decades of “redlining” — discriminatory policies that led to disinvestment in minority communities within the United States — may be connected with current cases of kidney failure in Black adults. A new study from researchers at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH)
FRIDAY, June 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who have even modest reductions in kidney function could face significant health risks, according to a new study. “The dogma is that healthy, young adults don’t need to worry about kidney function unless it drops to around 50% of the normal
SUNDAY, June 18, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Kidney stones are something most folks want to avoid at all costs, but few may know that the chances of developing this excruciating condition rise during the hot months of summer. Luckily, it is possible to take steps to prevent stones from forming,
MONDAY, May 8, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Here’s one more reason to watch your weight: Obesity can increase your odds for serious complications after surgery. Compared with patients of normal weight, those who are obese are at greater risk for developing blood clots, infections and kidney failure after surgery, a