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Second hand smoke increases risk of kidney disease

Even low amounts of exposure to passive or secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of kidney disease A new study has revealed a link between...

Is kidney failure a male disease? Overwhelmingly so, shows data

New analysis of patients requiring dialysis or kidney transplant shows men are far more likely than women to get kidney failure Our kidneys filter out...

Like liver, blocked kidneys can regenerate themselves too

The new finding could help scientists regrow damaged kidneys Blocked kidneys in newborns have a remarkable ability to repair themselves after the obstruction is removed....

Kidney disease may up diabetes risk

That diabetes is a major risk factor for kidney disease is well known but a study by American researchers has found that kidney dysfunction...

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