All posts tagged "kidney failure"

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    Comparing Intensive Home Hemodialysis to Kidney Transplantation

    Patients with end-stage renal disease have two treatment options: dialysis or a kidney transplant. Compared with long and frequent home hemodialysis, kidney transplantation may allow kidney failure patients to be successfully treated and to live longer, but...

    • Posted May 30, 2014
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  • Urine Test May Predict Kidney Failure in High Blood Pressure Patients

    Healthy people with high blood pressure who excrete a slight excess of protein in the urine raise their risk of developing kidney and heart complications. According to a study, more attention should focus on the potential health...

    • Posted April 30, 2010
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  • Silent Stroke Signals Increased Risk of Kidney Disease in Diabetes

    In patients with type 2 diabetes, silent cerebral infarction, or silent stroke, signals an increased risk of progressive kidney disease and kidney failure. If silent stroke is present in the brain, it could be an indicator that...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • What Is High Blood Pressure?

    High blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems. “Blood pressure” is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries...

    • Posted January 19, 2010
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