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Keep kidneys healthy by drinking wine

6/12/2014 - After long getting bad press for its harmful effects, alcohol is now getting a second look. Recently, researchers have found that, in some cases, drinking alcohol can have real health benefits that are difficult to replicate in such a relaxing manner elsewhere. While health experts have, for years,...

Vitamins C and E and selenium protect kidneys and bones from toxic cadmium

3/27/2014 - Cadmium is a widespread and highly toxic heavy metal to which most people are exposed simply through its contamination of their food. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists cadmium as number seven on its list of the 275 most hazardous substances. Fortunately, research suggests that...

Study shows Spirulina fusiformis reduces damaging effects of toxic mercuric chloride on kidneys

3/24/2014 - Mercury is a highly toxic substance, but it is still used openly in the modern world. With its ability to cause permanent brain damage to children, kill babies in the womb and inflict kidney damage in adults, mercury is one of the most overlooked toxic substances today. Mercury pollution levels concerningThe...

Teenage boy's kidneys fail after consuming 8 liters of acidifying energy drink in 16 hours

3/23/2014 - "I was playing Call of Duty. Then everything went dark and I passed out." "When I woke up, I was terrified." These are the words of 14-year-old Henrik Eide Dahl, who had downed 8 liters of energy drink in a 16-hour period during a video game marathon party. 14-year-old boy's kidneys fail, as...

Sri Lanka bans glyphosate herbicide to avoid kidney disease risk

3/18/2014 - Sri Lanka, the large island south of India, is home to more than 20 million people who are now saying "no" to Monsanto's Roundup. Sri Lanka's president has suddenly issued a ban on glyphosate herbicide, as new studies suggest that the chemical is a main culprit behind a growing kidney disease epidemic...

Active vitamin D helps remove toxic aluminum in chronic kidney disease patients

3/6/2014 - As various amounts of aluminum begin showing up in food products tested at the Consumer Wellness Center Forensic Food Lab, it's becoming clear how metals like aluminum can build up unnecessarily in the body, taxing the organs over time. A percentage of ingested aluminum is naturally retained by the...

Juniper berries are great for your kidneys, bladder and urinary tract

3/5/2014 - Juniper berries grow from shrubs in various parts of the world including Asia, Europe and North America. There are many different kinds of juniper berries but the most common one to North Americans is known as juniperus communis. The berries' popularity has primarily come from the fact that they've...

Diet drug poisons kidneys, hampers cancer drugs

12/13/2012 - The popular weight loss drug orlistat, marketed under names including Alli and Xenical, is highly toxic to the kidneys and liver, and may interact dangerously with other drugs, according to a study conducted by a researcher from the University of Rhode Island and funded by the National Institutes of...

Discover the ancient wisdom and modern science behind kidney health

12/1/2012 - Winter is the season of the kidney according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is especially important to tend to these organs during this time. With a measure of proper care and attention, kidney health is strengthened while painful stones and infections are avoided. Through straightforward...

Vaccine madness: New mumps jab cultured from dog kidneys linked to canine allergies

6/7/2012 - An unlicensed vaccine being quietly shipped into the U.K. from the Czech Republic is sparking controversy as it may be linked to causing severe allergic reactions. Medi-Mumps, a single mumps vaccine cultured from dog kidney cells, is being touted by some as an alternative to the controversial combination...

International organ mafia coercing poor into donating kidneys to wealthy Israelis

12/11/2011 - The demand for healthy, functioning body organs is high, as the number of organ patients far exceeds the number of willing and available organ donors. The result of this imbalance is an ever-growing black market for organs where international organ brokers, many of which are based in Israel, prey on...

Man pleads guilty to illegally trafficking kidneys from Israel where they were later transplanted into American patients at prestigious US hospitals

11/4/2011 - Levy Izhak Rosenbaum, an Israeli citizen living in Brooklyn, NY, has pleaded guilty to illegally purchasing kidneys from desperate Israelis, and trafficking them back to the US for transplant in patients at prestigious, but unnamed, American hospitals. Rosenbaum has also reportedly pleaded guilty to...

Keep the Kidneys Strong All Winter Long with Traditional Chinese Medicine

1/11/2010 - According to traditional Chinese medicine, when the seasons change different organs become vulnerable as our bodies shift to keep balanced. In winter, the water element predominates which corresponds to our kidneys and bladder. There are simple habits, foods, herbs and acupuncture techniques we can...

Warning: Imaging Tests Can Damage Kidneys, Increase Stroke and Heart Attack Risk

8/21/2009 - No matter what your health complaint is, if you go see your doctor you might end up undergoing some kind of high tech imaging procedure such as cardiac angiography, CT (computed tomography) or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). According to a study published last fall in the journal Health Affairs, medical...

Warning: Imaging Tests Can Damage Kidneys, Increase Stroke and Heart Attack Risk

7/20/2009 - No matter what your health complaint is, if you go see your doctor you might end up undergoing some kind of high tech imaging procedure such as cardiac angiography, CT (computed tomography) or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). According to a study published last fall in the journal Health Affairs, medical...

Six Sounds to Heal and Cure: Sound Two

12/15/2008 - Sounds can have a powerful effect on our minds, emotions and moods and as we'll see in this article, sound can be used to directly cleanse, purge and heal the body. Many people are already familiar with the fact that sounds such as music, a pleasant voice or sounds of nature can have a soothing effect...

Seven Techniques for Overcoming Migraine Headaches

11/24/2008 - Migraine headaches have become all too common in our fast paced high stress world. With the hectic pace of our lives and the fear that is too often associated with the modern lifestyle including wars, terrorism, the economy, family and work, and poor quality processed foods and more, it's little wonder...

Kidneys Surgically Stolen from India's Poor in Kidney Transplant Racket

9/23/2008 - Indian police have raided a clinic where a team of doctors ran an illegal kidney-trading ring - removing kidneys from the poor, often by force, in order to sell them to wealthy locals or foreigners. "We suspect around 400 or 500 kidney transplants were done by these doctors over the last nine years,"...

The Dangers of Dehydration (Part II)

6/16/2008 - The kidneys truly are the body's "master chemists." They not only remove waste products and excess fluids from the body via the urine, but they also maintain a critical balance of salt, potassium and acid -- not a small feat for such relatively small organs. The kidneys produce a hormone -- erythropoietin...

A Silent Intruder Do You Have Kidney Disease?

5/1/2008 - High blood pressure and diabetes are the top two causes of kidney disease, a disease that can be deadly if not caught in its early stages. According to the National Kidney Foundation approximately 20 million Americans (1 in 9 adults) have the disease and another 20 million are at risk for it. Kidney...

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