Home > Medical > Kidney and bladder health > About kidney and bladder About kidney and bladder All sections in Kidney and bladder » About Kidney & Bladder » FAQs » Living with Kidney Problems » Medical Treatment » Kidney & Bladder News » Normal Kidney Function » Renal Nutrition » Kidney Failure New therapy may decrease rejection of transplanted kidneys Nearly 1 in 3 patients who needs a kidney transplant is especially hard to match, but desensitisation therapy may decrease rejection of 'unsuitable' organs. Analgesic nephropathy An analgesic is any medicine intended to relieve pain. Renal transplantation A kidney transplant is when a kidney transferred from one person to another. Follow Health24 on Twitter » Here's how this SA plant could cure your bladder infection What else we do on the loo South African returns from the US for life-saving surgery A Midrand doctor removed the largest kidney tumour in the history of medicine in a record-breaking operation. Drinking water helps prevent kidney stones Researchers found that drinking eight or more glasses of water per day significantly reduces the risk of kidney stones. Urinary tract infection Having a urinary tract infection is like having a nightmare - except that you wake up from a nightmare. Take note of adrenal fatigue Could chronic stress and adrenal fatigue be the reason why you’re feeling completely drained? Carry on reading to learn more. 100 minute old baby Teddy becomes UK's youngest organ donor Baby Teddy Houlston lived for less than two hours but achieved a miracle by becoming the UK's youngest ever organ donor – and saving the life of another person! Urinary tract problems Decreasing oestrogen levels can weaken muscles controlling the bladder and urethra (tube carrying urine from the bladder). Urinary tract tissue also becomes less elastic. The lowdown on kidney stones Women who have had kidney stones and who have had children generally agree that having kidney stones was a lot more painful than having a child. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters!