- What you should know about kidney disease. // Current Health 1;Apr91, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p18
Describes how kidneys function in the human body and explains what happens to the kidneys when they become infected. Kidney disease; Kidney stones; Tumors; Kidney cancer; Wilms' tumor; Glomerulonephritis; Dialysis; Kidney transplants.
- Juices may increase risk of kidney stones. // Environmental Nutrition;Apr96, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p1
Reports on a study conducted by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health which investigated the relationship between beverage intake and the onset of kidney stones in middle-aged men. Study findings.
- A test whose time has come. // RN;Dec92, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p81
Cites a test reported in the `British Medical Journal' that pinpoints microalbuminuria to help diabetic patients spot kidney malfunction earlier than conventional urinary test strips that only detect proteinuria in its advanced stage. Use of Micro-Bumintest strips to detect extremely small...
- Make me whole. Margolis, R.J. // New Leader;08/6/90-08/20/90, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p9
Reflects on the ways technology has helped improve and prolong human life. Focuses on the author's experience of treating his failed kidneys with peritoneal dialysis.
- Read my blips. Margolis, R.J. // New Leader;10/29/90, Vol. 73 Issue 14, p14
Discusses the federal government's End Stage Renal Disease Program. Author's personal experiences suffering from the disease; High costs of technological advances in the field; Why the government extended Medicare coverage to victims of the disease; How the issue reflects the current national...
- Multicystic dysplasia of the kidney. Robson, William Lane M.; Leung, Alexander K.C. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1995, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p32
Discusses multicystic dysplasia of the kidney. Definition, embryology and epidemiology; Mendelian and chromosomal conditions and exposure to teratogens as reported causes; Pathology; Clinical manifestations; Associated malformations; Natural history; Differential diagnosis and complications.
- Kidney stones. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Aug1992, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p4
Focuses on kidney stones and offers advice on how to avoid them. Problems caused by dehydration; Who is at risk; Incidence of kidney stones in the United States; Signs and symptoms; Types of kidney stones; Struvite stones and uric acid stones; Gender differences; How to avoid a recurrence of...
- Don't blame calcium. // Vegetarian Times;Jul93, Issue 191, p16
Reports on a study in the New England Journal of Medicine debunking theories regarding high-calcium intake as promoting kidney stones.
- The little pebble that hurts. Carey, J. // U.S. News & World Report;5/2/88, Vol. 104 Issue 17, p68
Everything you always wanted to know about kidney stones, the why of them, the pain of them, methods and cost of eliminating them and the pros and cons of each method. A first-person account of a kidney stone attack and how the case was resolved. INSET: Ways of fending off return of kidney...
- Suppression of experimental glomerulonephritis by antiserum against transforming growth... Border, W.A.; Okuda, S. // Nature;7/26/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6282, p371
Demonstrates that administration of anti-transforming growth factor beta1, at the time of induction of the glomerular disease, suppresses the increased production of extracellular matrix and attenuates the disease's histological manifestations. Methods; Results; Discussion.