Category: Nephrology

Uddanam Nephropathy

Chronic kidney disease in Uddanam (Nephropathy)

October 23, 2018

Uddanam is a green, cosy and beautiful village situated in the northern coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh. However, the village is in news due to a peculiar disease that inhabits the lives of the people of Uddanam. The mystery disease is CKDu – Chronic Kidney Disease of the Unknown Etiology which surfaces despite having no

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Kidney Transplant

6 Common Myths and Facts About Kidney Transplant

September 28, 2018

The function of a kidney is to remove waste from the bloodstream. When the kidneys fail to perform this function, the waste starts getting accumulated in the body. Over a period, the accumulation of waste leads to kidney failure and ultimately death. A kidney transplant is one of the most effective treatments to avoid total

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