KIDNEY:
Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients: Relationships and employment often suffer, study finds
Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant: Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests
Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital: But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds
Addictive Opioids Common for People on Dialysis: But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say
Dirty Air Might Harm Your Kidneys: Study finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function
Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients: But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report
Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage: Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease
Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans: Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say
Pot Won't Harm Healthy Young People's Kidneys, Study Suggests: Researchers recommend more study on older users
Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection: Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study says
Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat: And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say
Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell: Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues
Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success: May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds
Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk: Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests
Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average: Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices
Thyroid Problems May Make Things Worse for Dialysis Patients: Study found it was linked to fatigue, greater pain and reduced physical function
Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?: Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis
Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis: Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States
Elevated Protein Level Increases Blacks' Risk of Kidney Disease: Scientists find enhanced protein level is required to trigger the illness
U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study: 1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary
1 in 7 Americans Has Kidney Disease: CDC: Statistics should serve as a 'warning bell,' health expert says
Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study: More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list
How Much Water Do You Really Need?: And the role H2O plays in kidney health
A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?: Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits
Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study: Finding points to need for screening for kidney function