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Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds
Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who need a kidney transplant are better off receiving an available organ from an older deceased donor rather than waiting for one fr...
Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick
Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hand towels are the top contamination hazard in the kitchen, according to a new study. Cellphones are another potential source of kitchen cross-contamination, the researcher...
Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women
Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that more pregnant women are developing kidney failure, an apparent product of the growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the United S...
Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows
Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New statistics suggest that kidney patients on dialysis are surviving longer. "Declining mortality rates are the clearest evidence of improving outcomes ...
Kidney Stones Can Send Patients to Hospital More Than Once
Kidney Stones Can Send Patients to Hospital More Than Once FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in nine patients discharged from the emergency department after being treated for kidney stones may return with the same problem, a new study sug...
Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall heart health of U.S. children falls short, a new analysis suggests. Northwestern University researchers found that while most of the nearly 9,000 c...
Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns
Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney disease during pregnancy puts women and their babies at risk for certain types of problems, even if the disease is at an early stage and...
Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do
Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Friends play a major role in youngsters' levels of physical activity, new research indicates. "Clinically, much of the focus on increasing physical activity...
Kids Can Get Migraines Too
Kids Can Get Migraines Too TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Migraines aren't just a problem for adults -- about 6 percent of children and more than one-quarter of teens aged 15 to 17 have migraines, according to the American Migraine Foundat...
Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study
Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who live in a region of the United States known as the "stroke belt" are not more likely to be hospitalized for stroke than those w...