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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 »

Kidney recipients in Oklahoma grateful for kindness of strangers

A patient undergoes dialysis in an Atlanta hospital in an undated photo. (Getty Images) At least two people in Oklahoma are alive today because of kidney donations from strangers, according to reports. Salvadore Cazares, 24, of Seminole, who had been undergoing dialysis for two years, was likely going to die — and then Natasha Wilbourn, 37, from Wetumka,… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: congenital anomalies of kidney and urinary tract

Congenital anomalies of kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) is a group of abnormalities affecting the kidneys or other structures of the . The additional parts of the urinary tract that may be affected include the bladder, the tubes that carry urine from each kidney to the bladder (the ureters), and the tube that carries urine… Read More »