October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month!!
The liver is one of the largest organs in the body. It filters harmful substances from the blood, produces bile that helps in the digestion [...]
September is Childhood Cancer and Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Month
Cancer in children and adolescents is rare and biologically very different from cancer in adults.It is estimated that about 148000 cancers [...]
Gout Can Also Lead To Kidney Damage!!
Gout is a painful disease that occurs when uric acid, a normal waste product, builds up in the blood and forms crystals in the joints [...]
Kidney Disease May Lead To Bone Disorder
Why are kidneys important for bone health? Healthy kidneys do many important jobs. They remove wastes and extra fluid from your body, help [...]
Dietary Recommendations For Adults On Dialysis
The following are the dietary recommendations for adults either who are on Dialysis or starting on Dialysis. Salt & Sodium Use [...]
Stress and Kidney Diseases Go Hand In Hand!!
We all experience stress. It’s part of life. But too much stress can contribute to poor health, increasing our blood pressure and [...]
Types and Origin of Juvenile Arthritis
Types of Juvenile Arthritis (JA) There are several different types of juvenile arthritis. According to the CDC, three clinical [...]
July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month!!
Arthritis is a complex family of musculoskeletal disorders consisting of more than 100 different diseases or conditions that destroy [...]
Humanity At It’s Best!!
Kidney Donor: Laurie Sobocinski Honored by: Ryan Campbell Relationship: She was a stranger who gave me a kidney Date of Transplant: [...]
Cancer medicines to cost less but is this a long term solution?
Prices of medicines, including those for treatment of diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV, diabetes and cancer are expected to fall further, [...]
Diabetic Patients Are More Prone To Kidney Diseases!!
Diabetic kidney disease is a decrease in kidney function that occurs in some people who have diabetes. It means that your kidneys are not [...]
Drugs To Be Avoided For Kidney Patients
Medications save and improve lives, but it can be easy to overlook their risks and side effects, especially if you don't think they apply [...]