Doctors remove 7.5 kg kidney from 60-yr-old man, claimed to be the heaviest kidney in India

Doctors from Shree Gangaram Hospital, Delhi have removed a kidney weighing 7.5 kilos from a 60-year-old patient. The patient was suffering from Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) a genetic disorder

Doctors remove 7.5 kg kidney from 60-yr-old man, claimed to be the heaviest kidney in India    Doctors claimed that this is said to be the heaviest kidney which has been removed in India, till date According to doctors, Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a genetic disorder. Which cause the kidney to swell, and numerous cysts form in the kidneys. It is the most common disorder of the […]

High-protein diets may harm your kidneys, reveals study

High-protein diets are trendy right now, but they may not be healthy. According to a new expert editorial, substituting the majority of carbohydrates with protein is hard on the kidneys, something that’s particularly risky among the morbidly obese and individuals who have diabetes

High-protein diets may harm your kidneys, reveals studyAt the core of the matter are people who are unaware they’re at higher risk when they start the diet. A high-protein diet is believed to be healthy. It is suggested that it keeps you fit, helps you to lose fat and to retain lean muscle mass. Avoiding carbohydrates and substituting them with proteins has […]

How to recognise the signs and causes of kidney pain

Renal or kidney pain is associated with several malfunctions of the organs or recurring infection. Sometimes, it is a mere urinary tract infection that can be remedied by lifestyle changes or prescription medication. Other times, it is a symptom of a serious mental condition

How to recognise the signs and causes of kidney painHere are the most common signs, symptoms and causes to help you identify if what you are going through is a mild or serious case of kidney pain. Your kidneys are bean-shaped organs located on either side of your spine. They filter the blood and balance the number of fluids and electrolytes in your body. […]

Healthy eating habits tied to lower risk of kidney disease, finds study

People with diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy may be less likely to develop chronic kidney disease than those who shun these foods in favour of sweets and meats, a research review suggests

Healthy eating habits tied to lower risk of kidney disease, finds studyCompared to people who tended to avoid fruits and veggies and pile their plates with sugar and red meat, those who had healthier diets with lots of foods recommended to reduce the risk of a variety of chronic illnesses were 30% less likely to develop chronic kidney disease and 32% less likely to have protein […]

Aurangabad: Avid gym-goer loses kidney due to excessive protein consumption

A lot of youngsters use steroids to build their muscles and tone the body. Over the years the usages have increased rampantly. But fitness experts state that using steroids to build the body cannot only be harmful, but also life-threatening as well

Aurangabad: Avid gym-goer loses kidney due to excessive protein consumptionWho doesn’t want to look good? We all do want to look good and try every possible means to do it. But, in today’s world, the youngsters want to look good within no time. They don’t want to earn their body; they want it in a quick time. And for that, they are willing to […]

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 […]

‘Even the money that you spend in a restaurant, can save my sister’s life’

The siblings of a 27-year-old woman have taken to crowdfunding to save her life. Both of the woman’s kidneys have failed and a kidney transplant is the only hope for her survival. As the family is currently running low on funds they had no other option but to use the medium of crowdfunding to finance her treatment. They have sent out a humble appeal online asking people to help them in whatever way possible

‘Even the money that you spend in a restaurant, can save my sister’s life’Two years ago, a kidney of Rohini Zalse-Shinde began to have some issues and eventually her kidney failed and she was living with just one functioning kidney. The second kidney’s condition deteriorated and she has been on dialysis for the last four months. She is now been living through dialysis since the last four months, […]

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

Diabetes also has adverse effect on kidneys. According to a WHO study done in 2015, 8.7% of Indian population are living with diabetes. It means 69.2 million Indian people have diabetes and in more than 36 million people it remained undiagnosed. The increase in life expectancy and the spread of diabetes may increase the number of cases of chronic kidney failure

#InternationalYogaDay: Want to combat kidney ailments, try these asanasChronic 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 […]

The ‘epidemic’ of kidney failure has reached gigantic proportions in India

The ‘epidemic’ of kidney failure has reached gigantic proportions in IndiaKidney failure occurs due to a variety of reasons and can largely be grouped into two types – those that are completely reversible (acute) and those that are not (chronic). The chronic disease eventually progresses to end stage when the only treatment options are dialysis or kidney transplantation, the latter being the preferred option. Both […]

Pune: Doctors use robot-assisted surgery to remove rare kidney tumour

In a challenging surgery, doctors from Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune successfully managed to remove a tumour from within a person’s kidney. This procedure helped save the patients kidney or else it would have had to be removed. Such a type of tumour is extremely rare and barely occurs in most cases

Pune: Doctors use robot-assisted surgery to remove rare kidney tumourA 55-year-old Pimpri Chinchwad resident was recently diagnosed with hypertension. However, his ever-increasing complaints of abdominal pain had him running from pillar-to-post. “I tried everything to alleviate the pain but nothing would help subside it. Finally, it was my family physician who suggested sonography which revealed a mass in my kidneys. I was shocked and […]
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