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Study reveals how your neighborhood may raise your risk of chronic kidney disease(Twitter/itsmedicalworld)

Risk of chronic kidney disease linked to your neighborhood? Study reveals association

Cincinnati (Ohio) [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 06:35 PM IST
An individual’s neighbourhood, such as overall socioeconomic status, walkability, violent crime and availability of healthy food may influence the risk of chronic kidney disease
Amitabh Bachchan and Amar Singh used to be close.
Amitabh Bachchan and Amar Singh used to be close.

Amitabh Bachchan mourns Amar Singh’s death: ‘The soul is no more, only prayers are left’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan took to his blog on Saturday night to share his condolences on the death of Amar Singh.
In good times: Sonu Nigam with Wajid Khan.
In good times: Sonu Nigam with Wajid Khan.

Sonu Nigam on Wajid Khan: ‘He didn’t get his due, was immensely talented’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 11:10 AM IST
Sonu Nigam has spoken at length about his association with Wajid Khan, who died on Monday, due to diabetes related issues in Mumbai.
The kidneys were harvested from a brain dead woman.(Representative photo)
The kidneys were harvested from a brain dead woman.(Representative photo)

In first cadaveric transplant in Odisha, woman’s kidneys save two lives

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 10:11 PM IST
One of the kidneys was transplanted on a 35-year-old man who was admitted in the same private hospital where the woman was admitted. The other one was transported about 30 km for transplantation on a 31-year-old renal patient in Cuttack’s SCB Medical College and Hospital.
France addressed its own kidney shortage by steadily raising the age threshold for donors for older recipients.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representational image))
France addressed its own kidney shortage by steadily raising the age threshold for donors for older recipients.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representational image))

Most kidneys discarded by US would be used in France: Analysis

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 05:25 PM IST
The analysis, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that French transplant centers would have transplanted more than 60 percent -- about 17,500 kidneys -- of the nearly 28,000 deceased-donor kidneys discarded in the United States between 2004 and 2014.
Arun Jaitley, who died on Saturday afternoon.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Arun Jaitley, who died on Saturday afternoon.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

The most inspirational side of Arun Jaitley’s life was courage and a big heart

By Shekhar Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley died at the age of 66.
Sushma Swaraj had chosen not to contest the last Lok Sabah elections over health issues.(HT PHOTO)
Sushma Swaraj had chosen not to contest the last Lok Sabah elections over health issues.(HT PHOTO)

Sushma Swaraj, senior BJP leader, admitted in AIIMS

HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 11:22 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj who underwent a kidney transplant a couple of years ago, chose not to contest the last Lok Sabha elections and also opted out of the government.

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Remembering Medha

Hindustan Times | By Malavika Sangghvi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 12:43 AM IST
The Bihar government has now decided to supply free drugs to poor patients who have had kidney transplants.(AFP File / Representative Photo)
The Bihar government has now decided to supply free drugs to poor patients who have had kidney transplants.(AFP File / Representative Photo)

Life-long financial aid after kidney transplant in Bihar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 03:04 PM IST
Currently, the Bihar government supports only the procedure by offering Rs 3 lakh per transplant to patients having an annual income of less than Rs 72,000.
The new study tested Invokana, a daily pill sold now to help control blood sugar, to see if it also could help prevent kidney disease when added to standard treatments.(Getty Images/iStock)
The new study tested Invokana, a daily pill sold now to help control blood sugar, to see if it also could help prevent kidney disease when added to standard treatments.(Getty Images/iStock)

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 04:10 PM IST
Doctors say it’s hard to overstate the importance of this study, and what it means for curbing this problem, which is growing because of the obesity epidemic.
This website will answer all your queries about kidney health(iStock)
This website will answer all your queries about kidney health(iStock)

This website will answer all your queries about kidney health

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 11:46 AM IST
Www.kidneyeducation.com provides information about the prevention and care of kidney diseases in 37 languages—all prepared by more than 100 nephrologists from around the world!
Dr Shruti Tapiawala and Sachin Palav at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre(HT photo)
Dr Shruti Tapiawala and Sachin Palav at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre(HT photo)

Mother’s kidney gives son a new life in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2018 10:18 AM IST
Sachin Palav was born with Senior Loken Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, which resulted in kidney failure and visual impairment. A decade ago, his elder brother died of the same condition. He was 16
Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj ,campaigning for the December 7 Rajasthan assembly polls, at a press conference in Jaipur, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj ,campaigning for the December 7 Rajasthan assembly polls, at a press conference in Jaipur, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (PTI Photo)(PTI)

Health good but told to avoid dust: Sushma on decision to not contest 2019 polls

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2018 09:10 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj, who was in Jaipur to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party for the December 7 Rajasthan assembly elections, said that wherever she had gone for election campaigns, she had said that the event should be indoors.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Reversing trial court order, HC acquits five doctors in 2002 kidney scam

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 09:59 AM IST
The retired cop, the recipient of a kidney, was awarded eight years’ imprisonment, while five years’ term was given to each of the five doctors by a trial court in November 2013.
The accused, Tushar savarkar (in pic) and Sachin Salve were produced in court and have been remanded in the bureau’s custody for two more days(HT photo)
The accused, Tushar savarkar (in pic) and Sachin Salve were produced in court and have been remanded in the bureau’s custody for two more days(HT photo)

Kidney transplant scam at Mumbai hospital: 550 transplant cases under scanner

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke, Charul Shah, Aayushi Pratap
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2018 12:49 AM IST
ACB to probe cases forwarded to JJ Hospital, while the new SAC panel gave a nod to the transplant surgery
Kidney transplants have to follow a strict protocol but unscrupulous elements misuse this very protocol to suit their shenanigans. Thankfully(HT)
Kidney transplants have to follow a strict protocol but unscrupulous elements misuse this very protocol to suit their shenanigans. Thankfully(HT)

Kidney scam: Noble profession, a few black sheep

Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2018 12:26 AM IST
Mumbai has a fair share of scamsters sullying various professions, especially in the medical field where those with criminal bloodthirstiness flout ethics with utter disdain
Ansh is expected to undergo kidney transplantation in December this year at PGI.
Ansh is expected to undergo kidney transplantation in December this year at PGI.

Teacher’s Day Special: Teachers pool in money to fund kidney treatment of student

Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | By HT Correspondent, Gorakhpur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2018 01:25 PM IST
It was in December 2013 when a five-year-old Ansh Srivastava started showing symptoms like swollen hands and feet, which was initially taken by parents as problem caused by cold weather, but what the medical test reveled later left them in extreme shock and pain.
The woman died after her body rejected the kidney, said a hospital official.(AFP/Picture for representation)
The woman died after her body rejected the kidney, said a hospital official.(AFP/Picture for representation)

Kolkata woman who received kidney of brain-dead teenager dies three days after transplant

Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2018 02:55 AM IST
Two kidneys and the liver of 15-year-old Mallika Majumder were donated to three patients after she was declared brain dead in the Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education (IPGMER) in Kolkata on Friday while her skin and cornea have been preserved for appropriate receptors.
Symptoms of kidney stones: In most cases, kidney stones pass out of the body on their own, but in some cases an operation is required to break up the stones.(Shutterstock)
Symptoms of kidney stones: In most cases, kidney stones pass out of the body on their own, but in some cases an operation is required to break up the stones.(Shutterstock)

These symptoms of kidney stones, if detected early, can save you lot of pain

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 06:41 PM IST
Symptoms of kidney stones: Kidney stones pain can be excruciating. It’s most common cause is lack of adequate water in the body. Here are the other causes, symptoms and cure for kidney stones, recommended by health experts.
Actor Shivin Narang will be seen next in a show also starring Tunisha Sharma.
Actor Shivin Narang will be seen next in a show also starring Tunisha Sharma.

Shivin Narang is back to work and excited to be paired opposite Fitoor actor Tunisha Sharma

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 04:54 PM IST
Actor Shivin Narang took a break from work to take care of his father, who got a kidney transplant done last year. The actor is now preparing for his next TV show also starring Tunisha Sharma.
According to doctors, this was the fifth kidney transplant performed at the Sassoon General Hospital, and the second successful live kidney transplant.(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)
According to doctors, this was the fifth kidney transplant performed at the Sassoon General Hospital, and the second successful live kidney transplant.(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)

Pune’s Sassoon hospital performs second successful live kidney transplant

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 06:05 PM IST
Doctors from the Sassoon hospital said that the boy suffered from a birth defect called ectopic kidney in which the kidney is located in an abnormal position.
sterile surgical instruments on during the operation table amid the surgeons(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
sterile surgical instruments on during the operation table amid the surgeons(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Pune’s Sassoon hospital performs its first kidney transplant surgery involving live donor

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 05:03 PM IST
 Doctors from the Sassoon General Hospital, while speaking about the transplant, said, "The recipient was suffering from kidney related issues. He had come to the hospital for a kidney transplant. His father decided to donate his kidney to save his son. The hospital has carried out three cases of kidney transplant earlier, but in all those cases the donor was a brain-dead patient. This was the first kidney transplant involving a live donor at the hospital." 
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