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Health News for Renal system

HealthDay News: Renal system

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors

Colon cancer patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer, new research suggests.
Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Effective treatment options exist for women with urinary incontinence that don't involve medication or surgery, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians.
Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds

Cholesterol-busting statins may also help prevent common and serious diabetes complications, a new study indicates.
Injected Substance Used With CT Scans Seems Safe for Kidneys: Study

An injected iodine-based substance often used to enhance the images produced by CT scans is safe for most patients, a new study reveals.
Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds

Although the overall rate of cancer in American children and teens remained stable during the last decade, rates of thyroid cancer and kidney cancer seemed to be on the rise, a new study says.
NephroCheck Test Approved to Predict Kidney Injury Risk

The NephroCheck test, designed to predict the risk of sudden kidney injury within 12 hours, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Physical activity might reduce a man's chances of having to get up more than once a night to urinate, a new study suggests.
Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys

The types of food that many Southerners seem to prefer -- fried foods, sweet drinks and processed meals -- may be deadly for people with kidney disease, a new study suggests.
Will Kidney Stones Recur? New Test Might Tell

A new tool appears to accurately predict whether someone who's had a kidney stone will have another one in the future, researchers report.
Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys

Urinary tract infections are the most common serious bacterial infections in young children, and almost one of every eight kids who gets one will end up with scarring on the kidneys and an increased risk of kidney failure later in life.

 

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