Tag Archives: Kidney

World Kidney Day 2019: How to Improve Kidney Function; Health Tips to Keep in Mind

Kidney health (Photo Credits: File Image) Every year on March 14, World Kidney Day is observed. The global campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of kidney health and to aid in the early diagnosis of renal disorders. CKD or Chronic Kidney Disease is a progressive disorder where the organs fail to work to… Read More »

Study links drinking too much beer and tea to chronic kidney disease

A new study has shown that drinking too much tea or beer can lead to chronic kidney disease. This is the perfect excuse to start your 2019 resolutions of right! Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, examined survey data on drink consumption among 3,003 African-American men and women who all had kidney… Read More »

Improved liver function, but progressive kidney damage, among children on antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia

Among HIV-positive children with liver and kidney abnormalities, liver enzyme abnormalities improved while kidney function progressively deteriorated the longer the children were on antiretroviral therapy (ART). With the exception of nevirapine, the specific ART regimen did not have a significant effect on changes in liver enzymes or kidney function. These findings from the Ethiopian Paediatric… Read More »