Women have another reason to exercise: It may help prevent kidney stones. You don't have to break a sweat or be a super athlete, either. Even walking for a couple hours a week can cut the risk of developing this painful and common problem by about one-third, a large study found. Full story
(Reuters) - Aveo Pharmaceuticals Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc have not demonstrated that the benefits of their experimental kidney cancer drug tivozanib outweighs the risk, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At the end of life, black kidney disease patients are more likely than white patients to continue intensive dialysis instead of choosing hospice care, according to a new study. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have discovered yet another way to make a kidney - at least for a rat - that does everything a natural one does, researchers reported on Sunday, a step toward savings thousands of lives and making organ donations obsolete. Full story
A Portland man in need of a kidney transplant takes to the streets to find a donor. KGW's Erica Heartquist reports.
Chris Hansen proves that the online classifieds has become a virtual flea market -- even for real body parts.
Amanda and her husband use social media as a tool to find a kidney donor. This web exclusive is part of the Dateline report 'Wild, Wild Web' from Friday, October 26th, at 10pm/9c.
Chris Hansen of “Dateline NBC” goes undercover to explore the dark side of online classifieds, meeting with a hitman, a woman selling powerful drugs, and a man offering up one of his kidneys for a fee.
Why are thousands of sugar cane workers in Nicaragua are dying from chronic kidney disease each year? Sasha Chavkin, of The Center for Public Integrity, discusses what may be behind this mysterious epidemic.
Dr. Niraj Desai orients a suture while he sews in a kidney to a recipient patient during a kidney transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital June 26, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. Doctors from Johns Hopkins transplanted the kidney from a living donor into the patient recipient. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWS
A functional lab-made kidney is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters April 12, 2013. Scientists removed the cells from a rat kidney, leaving only its collagen scaffolding, then re-seeded the scaffolding with neonatal kidney cells and endothelial cells, producing a functional m
The collagen scaffolding of a kidney, left behind after removing the cells, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters April 12, 2013. Scientists removed the cells from a rat kidney, leaving only its collagen scaffolding, then re-seeded the scaffolding with neonatal kidney cells
The collagen scaffolding of a kidney, left behind after removing the cells, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters April 12, 2013. REUTERS/Ott Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Regenerative Medicine/Handout