Kidney Cancer Stories
Ice tea linked to kidney stones
If you are a fan of iced tea, better watch out, because that refreshing drink for in-between times might just end up taking you to hospital for treatment of shooting pain arising out of kidney stones, recent research suggests.
New drug to treat kidney cancer
Patients and doctors looking for a new option for the tough-to-treat kidney cancer are likely to get a potential but safe arsenal soon.
Study finds substantial regional variation in treatment practices for older adults with ESRD
There is substantial regional variation in treatment practices for care of older adults with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), including receipt of hospice care and discontinuation of dialysis before death, according to a study in the July 14 issue of JAMA.
Heart beat may provide clues to kidney health
Individuals with a high resting heart rate and a low beat-to-beat heart rate variability have an increased risk of developing kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that the behavior of the autonomic nervous system may be a sentinel marker for late development of certain cases of kidney disease.