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National Kidney Month: Be Kind to Your Kidneys
Have you thought about your kidneys lately? March is National Kidney Month, which means it's the perfect time to check in with these vital organs.
High Potassium Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to treat high potassium levels.
Approved: First Biosimilar to Treat Anemia
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat anemia.
Kidney Stone Risks After Menopause
Eating healthily and exercising regularly have many health benefits for your heart and metabolism. New research suggests these healthy habits may also protect against kidney stones.
Preeclampsia May Be Linked to Kidney Failure
Pregnancy can be an exciting time for many women, but it also comes with some risks, including high blood pressure. And according to a recent study, high blood pressure during pregnancy may affect kidney health later in life.
The Pressure's On: Kidney Damage after Pregnancy
High blood pressure during pregnancy is a serious concern for mothers-to-be. In fact, a pregnant woman with blood pressure problems may even be faced with kidney disease after her baby is born.
Sex for Women Isn't so hot on Dialysis
While dialysis has already been linked to sexual dysfunction in men, researchers didn't know much about the sex lives of women on dialysis - until now.
Pregnancy after Kidney Transplant
Women with kidney disease or kidney failure often face fertility problems. If she is lucky enough to get a kidney transplant, a woman may improve her reproductive health. But is it still safe for her to get pregnant?