Don't Rule Out Kidneys From Elderly Donors

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy kidneys from elderly donors are often rejected, but even kidneys from donors 80 and older can function for years after transplantation, Italian researchers report.

Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- After eating asparagus, do you notice your urine smells funny? Your answer may depend on your genetic makeup, a new study suggests.

Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet may help people with kidney disease live longer, researchers report.

Un mayor número de pacientes con cáncer se benefician de las inmunoterapias

MARTES, 20 de septiembre de 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Un importante grupo oncológico afirma que los estadounidenses se están beneficiando de la inmunoterapia, un tratamiento relativamente nuevo que ayuda al sistema inmunitario a dirigirse a y destruir las células cancerosas.

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women prefer to see female urologists, but there are far too few to meet a growing demand, a new study reports.

Diet Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A dietary supplement may hold the power to dissolve a key component of kidney stones, potentially offering a new prevention tool against this painful condition, researchers say.

Some Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients May Postpone Treatment

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Not all adults with advanced kidney cancer that has spread require immediate, aggressive treatment, a small new study suggests.

Anesthesia Safe for Kids, Doctors' Group Says

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Anesthesia eases the pain of millions of children who must have surgery every year, but parents who are worried about the safety of these medications should talk to their anesthesiologist about their fears, experts advise.

Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating red meat may boost the risk for kidney failure, but swapping even one daily serving of red meat for another protein may reduce the risk, a large study from Singapore suggests.

3-D Printed Model Helps Delicate Kidney Surgery

FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting-edge 3-D technology is making more inroads in medicine, this time helping doctors save a patient's kidney during difficult tumor-removal surgery.