kidney disease

The father of a two-year-old toddler was set to donate his kidney to his son and begin the steps necessary for the surgery. But a parole violation has altered the plan, which now might endanger the boy's survival.
The pop singer published to her Instagram account that she was the recipient of a kidney transplant. The 25-year-old previously revealed her Lupus diagnosis, and Gomez attributed this latest development to complications of that condition.
After being bitten by a mosquito, who among us hasn’t been tormented by the resulting itch? Now, imagine that intensity and urge to scratch spread over your entire body, in a constant and unrelenting fashion – night and day. This condition has a name: chronic generalized pruritus.
A real-world chronic kidney disease comparison makes an important point about how positive science and health outreach gets done.
Although obesity is linked to a myriad of negative health effects, there are some obese people who still seem to escape these impacts. But a new study from South Korea suggests that there may be hidden health impacts even in these people with so-called "healthy obesity."