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Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a kidney disease characterized by inflammation of the glomeruli – the small blood vessels in the kidney. A kidney biopsy is necessary to know the type of glomerulonephritis, and treatment will differ based on this.

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Tolvaptan Use in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
Highlights:
  • Tolvaptan in its clinical trials that lasted over a period of one year, on patient.....
Sertraline Not Effective for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
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  • Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) do not benefit from sertraline drug.
Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney disease can affect our body’s ability to clean your blood, filter extra water out of blood, and help control blood pressure. A recent analysis .....
Insomnia Increases Risk of Kidney Failure and Early Death
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• Insomnia was linked with increased risks of early death, rapid kidney function decline, and kidney failure in a group of .....
Coffee may Reduce Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
The benefits of coffee may include increasing in lifespan. Caffeine consumption may prolong lifespan of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), sa.....


Renal Tuberculosis - Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis & Treatment
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Solitary Kidney - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Retroperitoneal Fibrosis | Ormond's Disease - Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Renal Osteodystrophy | Mineral Bone Disorder - Signs Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment
Renal Osteodystrophy which is referred to as Mineral Bone Disorder is a result of imbalance in calcium, phosphorus, parathyroid hormone and Vitamin D levels... Read More
Kidney Failure due to Melamine Toxicity
Adulteration of food with melamine results in the formation of kidney stones and kidney failure, even leading to death... Read More
Medical Tourism – The Road Ahead
Medical Tourism has become a serious enterprise in India over the last two years. However some hospitals have been practicing it for quite a few years... Read More
Lupus Nephritis - Causes, Classification, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Lupus nephritis occurs in 60% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and is classified into 6 categories. The symptoms are fever, joint pain, swelling, and proteinuria, among others... Read More
Kidney Stones are Common after Bariatric Surgery
Learn more about the risks for kidney stones (“nephrolithiasis”) after weight loss (“bariatric”) surgery... Read More
Prevention of Kidney Disease - Causes & Prevention
Kidney damage is usually detected at advanced stages. Healthy lifestyle, keeping diabetes and blood pressure under check, and regular tests can help prevent it... Read More
Exide Life Critical Illness Rider Enhances Your Base Policy against Critical Illnesses
This rider pays out a one-time lump sum benefit in case you are diagnosed with major illness including heart attack, cancer, paralysis, kidney failure and coma... Read More



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