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  • Women with belly fat have lower odds of surviving kidney cancer
  • Attention, ladies! Belly fat reduces a woman's, but not a man's, chances of surviving kidney cancer, according to a recent study published online in the journal Radiology. The study, conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis in the United States found no association between belly fat and men's kidney cancer survival at all. Read on for more. Study ties ... ››› more
  • [11 April 2018]
  • This is the best exercise for chronic kidney disease patients
  • It's estimated that among people aged 65 through 74 worldwide, one in five men and one in four women will have chronic kidney disease (CKD). In the United States, kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death and affects 31 million people. It isn't all doom and gloom though: According to a new study from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, lifting weights can provide signifi... ››› more
  • [12 March 2018]
  • Coffee can help you live longer if you have chronic kidney disease
  • Approximately 14% of the general population are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, longstanding disease of the kidneys, leading to renal failure. Treatment for chronic kidney disease depends on severity. In early stages, medication will suffice, while later stages of the disease may require filtering of the blood with a machine or a transplant. Surprisingly, caffeine may also help people... ››› more
  • [27 February 2018]
  • The more red meat you eat, the higher your risk of kidney failure!
  • heart disease. Now, a new study has found another reason to avoid it... The study found that red meat - mostly pork - was strongly associated with an increased risk of end-stage renal disease, the loss of normal kidney function. It also found that the relationship was dose-dependent. In other words, the higher the consumption, the higher the risk. Read on for the full findings. Study tie... ››› more
  • [11 December 2017]
  • How liquorice root is beneficial to your stomach, kidneys, adrenals and more
  • For many centuries, people have been using liquorice root as a medicinal plants. In the Roman Empire and ancient Greece, for example, people used it to treat the common cold and asthma. In Nordic countries, pharmacies began selling it during the 16th century as a cure for stomach problems. Liquorice root was still available in pharmacies there up until the 1970s. What's more, liquorice root ... ››› more
  • [03 November 2016]
  • A simple kidney test could determine your chances of heart failure or stroke…
  • A new study published in Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology suggests that simple tests designed to assess kidney function and damage could be JUST as effective at predicting your risk of heart problems as traditional forms of testing that measure blood pressure and cholesterol levels… Study author Kunihiro Matsushita, an assistant scientist in the Bloomberg School's of Department of Epidemiolo... ››› more
  • [03 June 2015]
  • Avoid glycation and extend your life
  • Simply put, glycation is a process by which proteins, certain fats and glucose all tangle together. It affects all your body's tissues and tends to make them stiff and inflexible. Glycation causes most problems for your organs where flexibility is most important. For example, your heart, kidneys, eyes and skin. Once your tissues become glycated, they start producing “glytoxins”, such as ... ››› more
  • [02 June 2015]
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