Navigation Links
Men Have a Greater Lifetime Risk for Kidney Failure: Study
Date:8/20/2012

MONDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Men are at greater risk for kidney failure during their lifetime than women, according to a new Canadian study.

Researchers from the University of Calgary followed 2.9 million adults in Alberta, Canada from 1997 to 2008. When the study began, the participants did not have kidney failure.

The investigators found that about one in 93 men and one in 133 women will develop kidney failure if they live to 80, the approximate current life expectancy in Canada.

If people live into their 90s, roughly one in 40 men and one in 60 women will develop kidney failure. Put another way, middle-aged men who live into their 90s have a nearly 2.7 percent lifetime risk for kidney failure, while women's lifetime risk is 1.8 percent, according to the study authors.

Risk for kidney failure was higher for people who had reduced kidney function. Men with reduced kidney function were at a 7.5 percent risk; women were at a 3.2 percent risk.

But for those with good kidney function, lifetime risk was lower -- 1 percent for men and less than 1 percent for women, Dr. Tanvir Chowdhury Turin and colleagues reported in the study released online Aug. 16 in advance of print publication in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Kidney failure currently affects 2 million people worldwide, and is on the rise, according to background information in the report.

"Given the high morbidity and cost associated with kidney failure, we wanted to quantify the burden of disease for kidney failure in an easily understandable index to communicate information for patients, health practitioners and policy makers," Turin noted in a news release from the American Society of Nephrology.

More information

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has more about kidney failure.

'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Bullied Children at Greater Risk for Self-Harm, Study Finds
2. Greater numbers of highly educated women are having children, bucking recent history
3. Irregular Heartbeat Poses Greater Stroke Risk for Women Than Men
4. Hepatitis C Causing Liver Damage in Greater Numbers: Study
5. Unemployed Americans face greater risk of mortality: UBC study
6. Greater L.A. Heating Up, Climate Experts Predict
7. Greater availability of neurosurgeons could reduce risk of death from motor vehicle accidents
8. Early treatment could mean greater earning potential for people with HIV
9. Dr. Arthur Slutsky, vice-president of research at St. Michaels, receives lifetime award
10. Gladstones Lennart Mucke receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimers Association
11. Herbal Remedy Ingredient Tied to Cancer, Kidney Failure
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... Fla. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Sarasota-based ... Florida’s Best Companies To Work For. Still headquartered in ... is the only Florida-domiciled company in the top ten ... Best Companies list appears in the August issue of ... medium and large employer categories. Ranked #7 for 2014, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... The American Society of ... engaged in the field of organ transplantation, today ... Immunology Research Network (TIRN), a professional network ... modern organ transplantation continues to diversify, AST determined ... more opportunities for physicians, scientists and researchers to ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... HIV research findings made possible by a test developed ... Pharmaceutical Sciences (CU School of Pharmacy), AURORA, Colo (July 28, ... in the Colorado Antiviral Pharmacology Laboratory at the CU ... HIV prevention drug called Truvada (a combination of tenofovir/emtricitabine), ... , A study presented during the AIDS 2014 ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Drorit Silverman, a professional bodybuilder and ... raise investment capital through her crowd funding camping to ... United States. , According to a statement released by ... provide a great window of opportunity for investors like ... addition to this, Silverman looks at the 24/7 fitness ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... "Fist bumping" transmits significantly fewer bacteria than either ... expectation of hand-to-hand contact between patients and clinicians, ... issue of the American Journal of Infection ... for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). ... Biological, Environmental, and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth University ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FCCI Insurance Group Makes Top 100 Best Companies List – and is the Only Florida-Headquartered Company in Top Ten 2Health News:FCCI Insurance Group Makes Top 100 Best Companies List – and is the Only Florida-Headquartered Company in Top Ten 3Health News:American Society of Transplantation (AST) Launches Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN); Aims to Expand Research Collaboration & Funding 2Health News:American Society of Transplantation (AST) Launches Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN); Aims to Expand Research Collaboration & Funding 3Health News:HIV research findings made possible by a test developed at CU School of Pharmacy 2Health News:Pro Bodybuilder Drorit Silverman Confirms Plans to Raise Money for Investment in the Popular 24/7 Fitness Concept 2Health News:Fist-bumping beats germ-spreading handshake, study reports 2
... Benefit from Fosamax, Boniva, Zometa does not apply to obese ... types of bone-building drugs used to prevent and treat osteoporosis ... research. , The study, which included 6,000 Wisconsin women aged ... such as Fosamax, Boniva and Zometa for more than two ...
... ... wireless fitness sector. , ... Cochrane, Alberta (PRWEB) March 5, 2010 -- ANT Wireless ("ANT" www.thisisant.com ), ... ANT+ Alliance. A noted leader in the design and manufacturing of sport ...
... Twelve children ... attorneys like David Perecman understand frustration of the families. , ... New York, NY (PRWEB) March 5, 2010 -- The U.S. ... by Maclaren. However, as reported by the New York Post , this was ...
... ... partnership with leading SolidWorks and Agile PLM reseller GoEngineer to distribute DesignState Enterprise PDM ... to manage engineering data and collaborate across the enterprise with Oracle,s powerful Agile ... ...
... ... in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). , ... Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 5, ... Infections (HAIs) and they have generated much attention over the last decade. Studies have ...
... ... Mikel J. Harry, the world renowned co-creator of Six Sigma and national ... achievement to the point of breakthrough – and beyond. In this ... can envision, plan and achieve extraordinary things. The Great Discovery® is a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Certain Bone Drugs May Lower Breast Cancer Risk 2Health News:Suunto Joins ANT+ Interoperable Ecosystem 2Health News:Suunto Joins ANT+ Interoperable Ecosystem 3Health News:Defective Child Product Recall Involves New York Personal Injury Attorneys 2Health News:Enterprise PDM Integration has Never Been Easier; Zero Wait-State Announces Leading SolidWorks Reseller GoEngineer as Master Distributor for DesignState 2Health News:Enterprise PDM Integration has Never Been Easier; Zero Wait-State Announces Leading SolidWorks Reseller GoEngineer as Master Distributor for DesignState 3Health News:24x7 Infection Control, Inc. Announces World's First, Modern “Shield” Against Microbial Contamination 2Health News:24x7 Infection Control, Inc. Announces World's First, Modern “Shield” Against Microbial Contamination 3Health News:Co-Creator of Six Sigma Unveils “The Great Discovery” ... the 4th Generation of Six Sigma 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... luglio 2014 ResMed (NYSE: RMD ... la cura dei disturbi respiratori del sonno (SDB) e ... permanente in Germania contro il produttore Taiwanese di dispositivi ... di apparecchiature da indossare in testa, che violano i ... 220. La sentenza della Corte Regionale Distrettuale di ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... OXFORD, England , July 28, 2014 ... bekannt, dass Albion Ventures 2,5 Millionen £ ... Kundenautomatisierungsmanagement in der Konsumgüter-, Gesundheits-, Pharma- und ... Shackleton Ventures.      (Photo: ... letzten 18 Monaten hat OmPrompt sein beschleunigtes ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. , July 28, 2014 ... announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 ... Monday, August 11, 2014, after market close. PDL,s management will ... p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results.  A slide ... webcast link on the PDL website. Conference Call ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed riceve un'ingiunzione permanente contro APEX in Germania, continua a far valere i propri diritti per i brevetti in Europa 2OmPrompt erhält Finanzierung für Marktexpansion von Kundenautomatisierungsmanagement 2PDL BioPharma to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 11, 2014 2
... 2012  PRO-DEX, INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced financial results ... March 31, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111025/LA93174LOGO-c ... loss from continuing operations of $513,000, or $0.16 per ... compared to income from continuing operations of $909,000, or ...
... OAKS, Calif., May 4, 2012  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ... Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, ... vice president of Investor Relations at Amgen, will present. Live ... Calendar on Amgen,s website, www.amgen.com , under Investors. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 2Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 3Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 4Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 5Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 6Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 7Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 8
... I Direct to High Res SSP kits provide high ... tray. Locus specific typing on a single tray reduces ... Straight from genomic DNA to high resolution results, no ... typing with a single tray , Unique reaction pattern ...
... built-in bags as in a suspension file system, ... contacting the ethylene glycol and without having to ... easy handling and maximum surface freezing concurrently with ... relatively hot air under the lid does not ...
... 8624 is UL Listed, CSA ... Plasma Freezers safely store single ... cryoprecipitate. Recorders are standard. Cold ... (12.7cm) of foamed-inplace polyurethane insulation ...
... A small self-contained freezer complying with ... blood plasma. External finish is grey colorbond ... assisted lid opening to a 40-litre capacity ... an effective single gasket contacting a heated ...
Medicine Products: