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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 […]

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

Compared 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 […]

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

Extremely 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 […]

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‘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, […]

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

Kidney 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 […]

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

A 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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