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Organ donation: All you need to know about swap kidney transplant

As we all are aware of, kidney failure is a major healthcare problem which many citizens face. Transplantation is the preferred treatment for patients with kidney failure as compared to dialysis. The limitation to this is the availability of a compatible donor kidney. One way to get a compatible kidney is via a donor who […]

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Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease

Preeclampsia has long been linked to an increased risk of events like heart attacks and strokes years later, and some previous research also suggest that this form of high blood pressure might also be one reason why women are more likely to develop advanced kidney disease than men. For the current study, researchers examined data […]

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Vitamin D supplementation may slow diabetes progression, finds study

Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with prediabetes, according to a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly prevalent disease that places a huge burden on patients and society and can lead to serious health problems including […]

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#InternationalYogaDay: Want to combat kidney ailments, try these asanas

Chronic kidney failure (CRF) is a medical condition characterised by progressive renal dysfunction, which affects patient’s quality of life. Recent studies have reported that there is strong association of oxidative stress, chronic inflammation and psychological stress with CRF. Several scientific studies have shown that yoga reduces oxidative stress, psychological stress and inflammation. Thus yoga will […]

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Thane Eyebetes Foundation attempts to break two diabetes-related Guinness World Records

Eyebetes Foundation with Dr Nishant Kumar and Thane Collector,  Rajesh Narwekar have organised one of the largest diabetic eye screening and diabetic kidney screening for the rural and tribal diabetics of Thane district. The Guinness World Record attempt will directly benefit thousands of poor rural and tribal diabetics who do not have access to the […]

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