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Latest Renal function Stories

2013-05-31 11:00:24

Researchers have found that conditions in the womb can affect kidney development and have serious health implications for the child not only immediately after birth, but decades later.

2013-05-24 11:39:25

Maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle may also help protect chronic kidney disease patients from developing kidney failure and dying prematurely.

2013-04-19 14:29:06

Kidney disease patients who have slower walking speed on physical performance tests seem to be more burdened by their disease than patients who perform well on lower extremity physical performance tests.

Apple-Shaped Bodies Linked To Higher Risk Of Kidney Disease
2013-04-12 19:35:47

If you have an apple-shaped body, then you may be more apt to develop a kidney disease, according to research written in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

2013-03-22 15:16:08

The kidneys' response to a particular hormone may affect kidney disease patients' heart health and longevity.

2012-12-21 11:25:56

Insulin resistance, or prediabetes, in individuals with kidney disease may be caused by the progressive retention of certain compounds that are normally excreted by the kidneys in healthy individuals.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'