Heat waves brought by climate change could prove deadly for kidney patients

New research uncovers yet another population that will be vulnerable to the heat waves that climate change is delivering with increasing frequency: people with kidney disease

Heat waves brought by climate change could prove deadly for kidney patientsExtremely hot days can increase advanced kidney disease patients’ risk of hospitalisation and death, and climate change means they’ll face more such days, the study authors said. “Climate change is not just about future scenarios and distant communities. It is here and now, and it is adversely impacting our community’s health in more ways than […]

Mumbai: Kidney patients to be provided with free dialysers for treatment as part of Diwali celebrations  

Kidney patients are offered dialysis service at Lion Tarachand Bapa Hospital in Sion, Mumbai. This has been made possible with the help and assistance of Apex Kidney Care . The hospital has started the Arogya Sahayak Yojana for kidney dialysis patients. Through this scheme, deserving patients, will be provided with concessional dialysis at Rs.300/ only. Further, dialysers and tubing will be supplied for free of cost, for one time, to help treat needy patients as part of Diwali celebrations

Mumbai: Kidney patients to be provided with free dialysers for treatment as part of Diwali celebrations  The cost of dialysis to a patient is usually about Rs.2,000/ rupees per session, which is quite expensive  for a common man to afford. But through this health scheme non-affording patients can avail high quality treatment for Rs.300/ only.  The hospital treats the patients at  subsidised rates. At the moment, the hospital is treating around […]