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About kidney and bladder

Severe shortage of organ donors in SA

The declining trend of organ donors in the Greater Pretoria area is an alarming source of concern that could have serious repercussions if not urgently addressed.

5 types of kidney stones

There are five different types of kidney stones and it is important to know which of the five you might have.

Tight jeans make bladders leak

Fifty percent of men who wore skinny jeans experienced groin discomfort, more than 25 percent suffered bladder problems, and one in five men experienced a twisted testicle.

The symptoms of bladder infection

Bladder infections are common - and unpleasant. Here are some basic facts about this infection, followed by a summary of the symptoms.

What is nephrotic syndrome?

Nephrotic syndrome is a condition marked by very high levels of protein in the urine, low levels of protein in the blood, swelling around the eyes, feet and hands.

Facts on bladder leaks

You sneeze, or cough, or laugh hysterically at someone's very funny joke – and the next thing you're running for the loo.

Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a general term describing inflammation in the renal glomeruli and may lead to renal failure.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones form either because of excess salts or inefficiency of the body's natural clearing mechanism.

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