Kidney

Seven Ways to Keep Your Organs Healthy

Seven Ways to Keep Your Organs Healthy

November 30, 2018
Sun up to sun down, your body’s organs are working together to keep you healthy. Your liver breaks down harmful substances in your body, excreting that waste into your blood; your kidneys cleanse your blood of...
How Do The Kidneys Work?

How Do The Kidneys Work?

May 26, 2017
How Do The Kidneys Work?At just 4.5” inches, it’s hard to believe the kidneys cleanse upwards of 150 quarts of fluid from your body every day. It can be easy to overlook the importance of kidneys until their...
Research Toolbox: Nephrology

Research Toolbox: Nephrology

February 17, 2017
Research Toolbox: NephrologyNot to be confused with nephology, the meteorological study of clouds, nephrology is a branch of medicine focused on kidney health and damage prevention. Because kidney disease is...
What Causes Kidney Disease?

What Causes Kidney Disease?

January 18, 2017
What Causes Kidney Disease?Approximately 26 million Americans live with kidney disease, without their conscious knowledge of the condition. Additionally, one in every three Americans are at risk for developing...
What is kidney dialysis?

What is kidney dialysis?

November 21, 2016
What is kidney dialysis?Kidneys are small fist-sized organs on either side of the abdomen that purify blood and help rid the body of waste. You might not be fully aware of the importance of your kidneys, but they...
How Does The Body Metabolize Medication?

How Does The Body Metabolize Medication?

September 26, 2016
When medications make their way through the human body, they encounter different organs before finally being released in the bloodstream. While the process may sound straightforward, different drugs dissolve at...
The Science Behind Kidney Disease Prevention

The Science Behind Kidney Disease Prevention

July 22, 2016
Nearly 1 in 3 Americans are at risk for developing kidney disease, but many are not aware. Kidney damage can go unnoticed for years until chronic symptoms arise. Kidney damage is frequently caused by commonly...
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