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Intravenous kidney cell transplant experiments raise hope for future human kidney failure treatments

May 30, 2012 -- Indiana University School of Medicine scientists have successfully transplanted primary kidney cells intravenously to treat renal failure in rats, pointing the way to a possible future alternative to kidney transplants and expensive dialysis treatments in humans. read more...

Is it safe for the kidney? Low-carb, high-protein versus low-fat diets

July 20, 2012 -- A two-year study of a popular yet controversial weight-loss diet showed no harmful effects on kidney function, according to a study selected as the editor’s choice of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology for July 2012. read more...

On 'Sound Medicine': Acetaminophen overdoses, transplant recovery, and obesity-related health issues

August 16, 2012 -- Award-winning “Sound Medicine,” announces its program for Aug. 19 with a special focus on health issues related to obesity, and a warning about acetaminophen overdoses. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations. read more...

Fish oil may protect dialysis patients from sudden cardiac death

February 6, 2013 -- Medical literature long has touted the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for the heart. But until now, researchers have not studied the potential benefit for people on hemodialysis, who are among the highest-risk patients for sudden cardiac death. read more...