Articles for Tag: "kidney"

Light giving physicians edge in kidney surgery 
Light giving physicians edge in kidney surgery
Thanks to a technology called “Firefly,” surgeons are seeing “green” and removing kidney cancers with improved precision.
The skinny on water weight 
The skinny on water weight
Find out how water can skew the scale.
Soda linked to increased risk of kidney disease 
Soda linked to increased risk of kidney disease
New studies show sugary soft drinks may be more damaging to your kidneys than previously thought. Learn why.
How to pass a kidney stone  Featured
How to pass a kidney stone
The process isn’t easy or pain free, so the best offense may be a good defense.
Can staying hydrated prevent kidney stones?  Featured
Can staying hydrated prevent kidney stones?
Our expert explains why drinking enough fluids during the summer heat reduces likelihood of developing kidney stones.
Can living near a major road be bad for your kidneys? 
Can living near a major road be bad for your kidneys?
Research shows you could be damaging your kidneys by living close to a busy street. Here’s what you should know.
The ultimate gift: Organ donation 
The ultimate gift: Organ donation
Kidney Transplant recipient Joyce McAfee shares her inspirational story about how her niece helped save her life.