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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)……………..

A call to action on kidney disease in women

The George Institute for Global Health in collaboration with Arogya World held a panel discussion on 7th March to highlight the impact of kidney disease on women’s health and call for renewed efforts to improve prevention and treatment...................

Eat right for your kidneys, exhorts FIAPO’s #DontGetMilked campaign

The campaign suggests that going off an animal-based diet and adopting a plant-based diet (Vegan diet) not only appears to prevent kidney function decline, it may also be used to treat kidney failure............

Kidney dysfunction most common in Eastern India, reveals SRL Analysis

The analysis by SRL Diagnostics, based on more than 4 lakh samples received for kidney function testing, observed kidney dysfunction higher in women (average 11.36% prevalence) than in men (9.48%)...................

New study suggests kidney disease may be linked to pesticide exposure

Organochlorine pesticides such as DDT and endosulfan are banned in many countries owing to their long persistence in the environment and adverse impacts on human health............

Steroid treatment associated with high-risk of adverse events for kidney disease

A study by The George Institute for Global Health has found unexpectedly large increase in the risk of serious adverse events, primarily infections among patients with IgA nephropathy and excess protein in their urine.........