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All posts tagged "kidney disease"
Fruits and Vegetables Can Ease Chronic Kidney Disease
A new study has found that increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables in the diet can improve kidney function in patients with chronic kidney disease. Researchers believe the effect reduces the acidity of the diet, which...
- Posted February 8, 2013
Pomegranate Juice Boosts Kidney Health
A study of patients with kidney disease has demonstrated that regular consumption of pomegranate juice can have a significant and healthy impact on multiple systems in the body. Researchers found that those who drank a glass of...
- Posted November 21, 2011
New Drug Effective in Preventing Kidney Damage in Diabetic Patients
Damage to the kidneys is often caused by high levels of sugar in the blood in diabetic patients, and new research suggests that a new drug may help prevent the condition. The drug improved kidney function in...
- Posted April 25, 2011
Low Carbohydrate Diet May Help Restore Kidney Function in Diabetics
A diet low in carbs and high in fat may help improve kidney problems that are caused by diabetes, new research reports. The study, performed in a mouse model of diabetes, found that the diet significantly improved...
- Posted April 21, 2011
Source of Protein in the Diet Important for Well-Being of Patients with Kidney Disease
As high levels of phosphorus can cause health problems, and people with chronic kidney disease have difficulty processing this nutrient, patients are recommended to consume a low-phosphorus diet. New research shows, however, that not only the total...
- Posted December 24, 2010
Blood Test Identifies Kidney Disease Patients with High Risk of Complications
Levels of a protein in the blood called cystatin C can be used to predict the prognosis of patients with chronic kidney disease. New research shows that while current kidney tests, looking at levels of creatine, are...
- Posted December 20, 2010
Breakthrough in Kidney Disease Research: Protein Culprit Discovered
Scientists have discovered a major component of what causes certain forms of kidney disease in a study that was published this week. Researchers found that in rat models and human patients with kidney disease, a certain protein...
- Posted December 12, 2010
Prescribed Low-Phosphate Diet May Harm Instead of Help Dialysis Patients
Patients with kidney diseases tend to have high levels of phosphates in the blood, which can be harmful. As a result, patients are advised to limit the amount of phosphates they consume in their diet. However, a...
- Posted December 9, 2010
Stem Cell Patient Experiences Previously Unrecognized Complication
Following stem cell therapy, an adult patient experienced a new and previously unrecognized complication, which required removal of one of the kidneys.
- Posted June 18, 2010
Weight Loss Could Prevent Kidney Disease Progression
According to the results of a review of studies, weight loss could be an important step that kidney disease patients can take to preserve kidney function and protect their health. Weight loss can improve a number of...
- Posted September 18, 2009