Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag: Nephrology

Oral Antibiotics May Increase Risk for Kidney Stones

Oral Antibiotics May Increase Risk for Kidney Stones

Five classes of antibiotics are associated with an increased risk for kidney stones, results from a nested case-control study suggest. The risk is particularly...

Glyphosate ban lifted for tea, rubber

The ban on the Glyphosate weedicide has been lifted for tea and rubber industries with effect from today following the approval of President Maithripala...
Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe CKD

Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe...

Treatment with metformin appears to be safe and efficacious in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) as...

Peradeniya Teaching Hospital setup a record

Peradeniya Teaching Hospital has become the first South Asian Hospital where 100 kidney transplants were performed on children successfully at the same hospital. A special...

World’s First Artificial Kidney is Ready to Implant

A team of cientists has developed the world’s first artificial kidney technology to be implanted in the body. Their bio-hybrid approach uses living kidney...
Neobladder Stone As Big As an Ostrich Egg

Neobladder Stone As Big As an Ostrich Egg

A patient underwent an open neocystolithotomy to extract the neobladder calcium phosphate (80%) stone as big as Ostrich egg at a hospital in California,...
hantavirus-CKD u-chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology

Serological Evidence of hantavirus Infection in an Area Endemic for CKD

Serological evidence of hantavirus infection in Girandurukotte, an area endemic for chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKD u) in Sri Lanka. Chandika D.Gamage, KumikoYoshimatsu,...

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