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Prevalence of Kidney Disease is As Double As Diabetics

Unbelievable, Prevalence of Kidney Disease is As Double As Diabetics

According to latest statistics, Prevalence of Kidney Disease is As Double As Diabetics says experts. Kidney Disease is a Hidden Epidemic which affects more than...
50% of Rural Sri Lankan CKD Patients Are Depressed

More Than 50% of Rural Sri Lankan CKD Patients Are Depressed

The prevalence of depression and psychological distress among Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients in rural areas of Sri Lanka is high. A Sri Lankan study...
Viral Infections And Fluoride Toxicity Are Contributing to CKDu in Sri Lanka

Viral Infections And Fluoride Toxicity Are Contributing to CKDu in Sri...

Latest research found that viral infections and fluoride toxicity appear to be contributing to the molecular mechanisms underlying Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (CKDu)...
Oral Antibiotics May Increase Risk for Kidney Stones

Oral Antibiotics May Increase Risk for Kidney Stones

Five classes of antibiotics are associated with an increased risk for kidney stones, results from a nested case-control study suggest. The risk is particularly...

Glyphosate ban lifted for tea, rubber

The ban on the Glyphosate weedicide has been lifted for tea and rubber industries with effect from today following the approval of President Maithripala...
Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe CKD

Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe...

Treatment with metformin appears to be safe and efficacious in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) as...

Peradeniya Teaching Hospital setup a record

Peradeniya Teaching Hospital has become the first South Asian Hospital where 100 kidney transplants were performed on children successfully at the same hospital. A special...

World’s First Artificial Kidney is Ready to Implant

A team of cientists has developed the world’s first artificial kidney technology to be implanted in the body. Their bio-hybrid approach uses living kidney...
Neobladder Stone As Big As an Ostrich Egg

Neobladder Stone As Big As an Ostrich Egg

A patient underwent an open neocystolithotomy to extract the neobladder calcium phosphate (80%) stone as big as Ostrich egg at a hospital in California,...
Screening Guidelines Chronic Kidney Disease Sri Lanka – 2017

Screening Guidelines Chronic Kidney Disease Sri Lanka – 2017

During the recent past, high prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease was observed in some geographic areas of Sri Lanka. Especially the North Central Province...
hantavirus-CKD u-chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology

Serological Evidence of hantavirus Infection in an Area Endemic for CKD

Serological evidence of hantavirus infection in Girandurukotte, an area endemic for chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKD u) in Sri Lanka. Chandika D.Gamage, KumikoYoshimatsu,...

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