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Latest renal failure Stories

2013-04-22 23:03:17

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced Jonathan Rivera Gómez from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico as the young artist who won the organization’s Calendar Kids art contest for pediatric kidney patients.

2013-04-19 14:26:14

High phosphate levels in the blood carry increased heart-related risks, but taking a drug that targets phosphate does not improve cardiovascular measures in patients with mild kidney disease.

Bioengineered Implantable Rat Kidney Created At Massachusetts General Hospital
2013-04-15 06:17:09

Scientists have successfully bioengineered a kidney and implanted it into a living creature – work which could be an important step forward in the search for personalized replacement organs that could be transplanted into patients with kidney failure, according to media reports published Sunday.

2013-04-12 12:00:19

More than 590,000 Americans in 2010 were treated for kidney failure.

2013-04-05 12:06:55

Growth hormone therapy can help reverse growth problems in children with kidney failure.

2013-03-07 23:01:06

Kidney Diet Secrets is a new e-book created by Rachelle Gordon, who promises to give people the kidney disease diet to help them cure kidney diseases such as kidney failure, diabetic kidney illness

2013-03-07 15:35:00

Kidney failure affects 25 million individuals in the U.S. and many more throughout the world.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.