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Drug-induced nephrotoxicity is caused by nephrotoxic drugs or toxins which damage kidneys and can lead to nephritis or renal toxicity. The causative drug must be identified and its use must be avoided which can otherwise lead to high levels of toxins and severe damage to kidneys.
Breathing in unclean air due to increasing air pollution could cause kidney damage with resultant kidney failure according to a recent epidemiologic study.
Solitary kidney does not pose a grave health risk but it does require additional care. Find out how solitary kidney affects one’s health and quality of life and how to live with the condition.
Diet for kidney stone should comprise of calcium-rich foods, increased fluid intake. Other dietary recommendations depends on the type of kidney stone.
Pictures speak a thousand words. Learn more about Kidney health through our slide show, videos and infographics.
For people with kidney disease, the choice of foods becomes limited. Hereâ€™s a list of healthy foods that promote kidney health.
Cut back on salt, restrict your fluid intake and limit consumption of proteins if you suffer from kidney failure.
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Interactive section of Medindia explains Colics due to a moving Kidney stone
Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitors which works by decreasing the production of excess uric acid levels in the body. Allopurinol is prescribed for gouty arthritis, kidney stones, and hyperuricemia during chemotherapy.
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Take a quiz and test your knowledge on kidney health, taking steps right away to control it will help you prevent more health problems later.
A urinary tract infection is infection of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Take the following quiz to test your knowledge about this commonly occurring infection.
Urinary incontinence is a common problem that especially affects older-aged individualsTest your knowledge on urinary incontinence by taking this quiz.
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