FDA Approves Rayaldee For Chronic Kidney Disease With Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved OPKO Health’s Rayaldee (calcifediol) capsules for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in adults with stage 3 or 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) and vitamin D insufficiency.Rayaldee capsules are a modified-release formulation of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (calcifediol) developed as a new monotherapy.Kevin J. Martin, director of research in the Division of … Read more

Hopes For kidney Disease Cure With Irish Stem Cell Research

New stem cell research being carried out here could lead to a huge breakthrough in the treatment of chronic kidney disease caused by diabetes.A new €6 million research project will evaluate the clinical safety and efficacy of the next-generation cell therapy discovered by Galway-based Orbsen Therapeutics.The study will be led by Professor Timothy O’Brien, Director … Read more

Obese Kidney Cancer Patients Survive Longer Compared To Normal BMI Patients

Obesity has become a well-known risk factor for cancer, and with this in mind, the findings of a new study may come as a surprise; for patients with kidney cancer, being overweight or obese appeared to significantly increase their chances of survival. Obesity may prolong survival for kidney cancer patients Obesity has become a well-known … Read more

Most Important Myths About Kidney Disease

1-I have back pain so it must be my kidneys. Pain in the back may come from kidney disease if you have infection or blockage of the kidneys. Other forms of this disease rarely cause pain in the back. The most common cause of back pain is disease of the muscles or spine and not … Read more

10 Healthy Foods For People With Kidney Disease

1.Red bell peppers Red bell peppers are a good choice for those concerned about kidney health, because they’re low in potassium. In addition, they add color and taste to any dish, while packing a generous portion of vitamins A, C, B6, folic acid and fiber. They also contain the antioxidant lycopene, which protects against certain … Read more