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Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India

... data, however diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure in the United States, accounting for more ...ar. People with ESRD require regular dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay alive. Almost 25% of patients suffering from diabetes will get kidney problems. S...

Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

...ther conditions, such as congestive heart failure, kidney damage, dementia, and blindness. The advisory also agrees with current NHBPEP guidelines that recommend diuretics as a first-line treatment for ISH and the need to individualize treatment. Other recommendations in the new advisory are: (a). Blood pre...

Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli

...g and bloody diarrhea and can ultimately result in kidney failure. Based on this new study, physicians should avoid giving antibiotics to children with E. coli infections, principal author of the study Dr. Philip I. stated....

Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause

...and more effective ways of treating and preventing kidney stones....

HIV did not arise from polio vaccine

...ese vaccines were allegedly cultured in chimpanzee kidney cells. These chimp cells, some say, may have been contaminated with the virus that became HIV-1, the strain responsible for most of the world's HIV infections. The Wistar Institute has always denied that any chimp cells were used in manufacturing its...

Hemopurifier may revolutionise AIDS treatment

...rcher said the HIV-Hemopurifier method is based on kidney dialysis.In essence, the system filters out AIDS virus in much the same way a water filtration system removes lead and other impurities from drinking water. In the Hemopurifier case, Tullis removed HIV from several 10-milliliter samples of contaminat...

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

...mplications can lead to heart disease, eye damage, kidney failure, non healing ulcers all over the body and can also cause complications of the nervous system. Diabetes is caused by the deficiency of hormone insulin, secreted by the pancreas and that is essential for converting sugar, starches and other fo...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

.... Complications of diabetes include heart disease, kidney failure, blindness and limb amputation. According to the ADA, atherosclerosis accounts for roughly 1.5 million heart attacks and 600,000 strokes each year, in the general population. According to researchers patients with more plaque inside their a...

Moderate Use of Analgesics - Not Associated With Kidney Dysfunction

...or everyday aches and pains is not associated with kidney dysfunction among healthy men. As analgesic use i...ory drugs(NSAIDs) may increase the risk of chronic kidney problems in healthy patients. Researches at Women's hospital in Boston analyzed the use of these pa...

Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws BAYCOL - A Drug Associated With 50 Deaths

...ness and vomiting. This condition can also lead to kidney failure. The FDA said fatal reports with Baycol had been reported most frequently when the drug was used at higher doses, in elderly patients, and especially when taken in combination with another cholesterol-lowering drug called gemfibrozil. It sa...

Supplement helps cardiac surgery

...post-operative infections and had better-preserved kidney function than in the placebo group(four out of 12). This looks like a simple and safe way of improving the outcome for high-risk patients following cardiac surgery....

What we can learn from dogs?

...ffer from high blood pressure, even when they have kidney disease.// Professor Bob Michell is Professor of...35). This has highlighted some differences between kidney function in dogs and humans that may lead to a better understanding of high blood pressure....

Renal problem alleviated

...control rats. However, by treating the rats with kidney failure with an antioxidant called des-methyl-tiri... 100,000 people in the UK suffer from some form of kidney disease, excluding cystitis and kidney stones, with renal failure leading to about 7,000 deaths in t...

New Drug ALT-711 decreases blood vessel stiffness

...tolic blood pressure, stiff arteries, and impaired kidney function. The ability to reduce vascular stiffness could have a major influence on reducing deaths from heart disease. For the current study, investigators at nine U.S. clinical centers recruited 93 people over the age of 50 who showed evidence of ...

Angiotensin-II-receptor blockers - Treat kidney failure

... have been found to also help slow the progress of kidney failure. Three separate drug trials reveal that th...lude losartan and irbesartan, can be used to treat kidney failure, one of the commonest complications in diabetes. // In the first trial, carried out by ...

Helping the neurology of kidney failure

...treat the neurological problems that are common in kidney failure.More than 300,000 people in the US suffer from kidney failure, which is usually caused by diabetes, high blood pressure or infection. Kidney failure often...

Woman gets cancer from transplanted kidney

...son with failing kidneys, receiving a transplanted kidney can be a lifesaver. But in rare cases, the transpl...he donated organ. The relative who had donated the kidney had been diagnosed with small cell carcinoma of the lung nearly 2 years before donating a kidney. ...

New Way To Treat Lupus

...ghout the body, including the joints, skin, heart, kidney and central nervous system. Lupus is an autoimmune disorder, meaning the immune system mistakenly attacks the body's own tissue. New research into lupus suggests how the immune system goes awry in the disease//--a discovery scientists say could lead...

Cardiac diseases develop early

...d to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney disease. Researchers wanted to determine if high blood pressure is related to other heart disease risk factors seen in adolescents, such as insulin resistance, obesity and high cholesterol.// Insulin resistance is a condition in which the body's cel...

Radiofrequency Energy Cooks Tumors Without Surgery

... The non-surgical technique, used increasingly for kidney and liver cancers, can also be used on cancers elsewhere in the human body. // During radiofrequency ablation (RFA), a tiny needle is inserted into the tumor and radiofrequency energy applied through the needle tip to the tumor. As the tip heats, i...

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