chronic kidney disease

Got CKD?

High-acid diets linked with kidney failure. People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who consumed high-acid diets were three times more likely to develop kidney failure than those patients with CKD who consumed a low-acid diet, reports a study that will appear in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. A low-acid diet is rich

Women with kidney stones more likely to develop CKD

An analysis of health data of approximately 5,900 individuals found that women with a history of kidney stones were 1.8 times more likely to developĀ  chronic kidney disease (CKD) and three times more likely to need dialysis than women who do not have a history of stones. Although men were also included in the study,