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COVID-19: Managing kidney health during continuous lockdown

Dr Girish N. S., Head of Nephrology, Department, Columbia Asia Hospitals (Hebbal) offers his advice on managing kidney health during these COVID-19 times, and the lockdown period...................

COVID-19 doesn’t only infect lungs but also kidneys, say experts

As per expert studies, 25-50% of the people infected with COVID-19 reported developing symptoms of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI).................

Kidney patients are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infections

The patients with damaged kidneys, also known as uremic patients, are particularly vulnerable to infection and may exhibit greater variations in clinical symptoms and infectivity.................

Healthy Lifestyle or Chronic Kidney Disease: The Choice is yours!

Research shows that our lifestyle choices are among the top causes that are associated with chronic kidney disease, writes Dr H. Sudarshan Ballal, President, NATHEALTH.............

New breakthrough treatment for kidney disease offers hope for diabetes patients

The trial results have been presented at the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) Congress at Melbourne today. The results show the positive impact of the drug canagliflozin on lowering diabetes and cardiovascular risk for people with kidney disease........

GIGH India unveils a road map for achieving universal care for...

To mark the World Kidney Day which falls this year on March 14, The George Institute for Global Health has presented a road map for achieving universal care for kidney diseases and identifies priority areas for kidney disease research, policy-making, and actions by the clinical community.......................

#WorldKidneyDay: Chronic Burden of Kidney Disorders in India

Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKDs) rising at a startling pace in India. Along with the importance of awareness for early detection of CKDs, home healthcare takes the spotlight for easy, cost-effective and convenient management of the disease............

CORE Diagnostics launches nephroCORE to target kidney disease

CORE’s new addition of nephrology related diagnostic tests comprises of advanced nephro-pathology services, molecular testing for rare and inherited (genetic) kidney diseases, screening for pre and post-transplant infectious diseases, monitoring drug levels, and Transplant Immunology..............

Kidney stone management devices market to reach US$ 1,500 million by...

Global sales of kidney stone management devices are likely to surpass 1 million units by 2028, according to a new Fact.MR study...………...

Innovative triple pill significantly lowers BP, finds study

Compared with patients receiving usual care, a significantly higher proportion of patients receiving the Triple Pill achieved their target blood pressure of 140/90 or less (with lower targets of 130/80 for patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease)……………..