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Kidney (INACTIVE)

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  • Tips for hydration during summer heat

    Tips for hydration during summer heat
    With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
  • Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous

    Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous
    Re. "Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store (Aug. 2): Your article proclaiming that Chick-fil-A supporters came out "en masse" to support the company after its president said he believes in the religious definition of marriage is so disingenuous and...
  • Trial Begins in Case of Teen Who Sold His Kidney to Buy an iPad

    Trial Begins in Case of Teen Who Sold His Kidney to Buy an iPad
    Nine people went on trial in southern China over allegations they helped a teenager to sell one of his kidneys so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, a court in Hunan Province said Friday. Prosecutors said in court Thursday that the nine people "should...
  • Last tiger at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo dies

    Last tiger at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo dies
    Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo’s last tiger died Friday. JoJo, a 20-year-old, female Sumatran tiger, was euthanized following a period of physical decline and age-related kidney failure, the zoo said. The elderly tiger had lived with kidney disease...
  • Even low blood lead levels linked to gout risk

    Even low blood lead levels linked to gout risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Even relatively low levels of lead in the blood may be linked to an increased risk of gout, a painful form of arthritis, researchers reported Monday. Researchers have known that heavy lead exposure is linked to the condition -...
  • Twice-transplanted kidney thrives in new recipient

    Twice-transplanted kidney thrives in new recipient
    Within just a few days, Ray Fearing went from the height of ecstasy -- he had just gotten a much-needed kidney transplant -- to the depths of depression, after finding out his transplant would need to be removed. "I had been waiting for 10 years to...
  • Indiana man makes medical history for being third owner of kidney

    Indiana man makes medical history for being third owner of kidney
    Within just a few days, Ray Fearing went from the height of ecstasy -- he had just gotten a much-needed kidney transplant -- to the depths of depression, after finding out his transplant would need to be removed. "I had been waiting for 10 years to...
  • Many suffer needlessly with this extreme form of arthritis

    Gout. It is one of the oldest diseases on record — the ancients wrote about it in 5 B.C. — yet most people today know little about it. Worse, they think they have to live with it. "Seniors should know that gout should not be tolerated,"...
  • Parents Baffled By How 19 Northwest H.S. Football Players Got Rare Syndrome

    Parents Baffled By How 19 Northwest H.S. Football Players Got Rare Syndrome
    How do 19 high school football players get sick with a rare condition? Parents and school officials in McMinnville, Oregon sure want to know. The small town in Northwest Oregon is all abuzz over the epidemic that left the 19 players suffering muscle...
  • Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug

    Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug
    Eugene Goldwasser, the biochemist who isolated and purified the anti- anemia protein erythropoietin — arguably the most important biological drug since insulin — died Friday at his home in Chicago of kidney failure associated with prostate...
  • Cat's kidney problems may well be treatable

    Q: My 16-year-old cat has been vomiting off and on for a week. The veterinarian said it's because her kidneys are failing. Should I consider putting her down? -- J.S., Cyberspace A: "There's a difference between kidney insufficiency and kidney failure,"...