Home > Medical > Kidney and bladder health > Living with kidney problems Living with kidney problems 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 Jonah Lomu probably suffered a blood clot after a long-haul flight Ex All Blacks doctor John Mayhew has said that rugby great Johan Lomu probably died from a venous thromboembolism - a blood clot in the vein - brought on by the extreme long-haul flight from the UK to New Zealand. Mystery kidney disease killing Sri Lankan farmers A kidney disease is stalking Sri Lanka's farmers and no one knows why. No one cause has been identified, but theories abound. Statins neither good nor bad for kidneys Statins have no effect – neither good nor bad – on kidney function, according to an American Society of Nephrology news release. Follow Health24 on Twitter » Here's how this SA plant could cure your bladder infection What else we do on the loo Protein & sodium restriction Patients with various degrees of kidney disease and hypertension (high blood pressure) may need to restrict both their protein and sodium intakes. Kidney disease: are you at risk? Kidney problems can sneak up on anyone. The cause could be an unrelated disease or something in your genes. Life after two kidney transplants By the age of 41, Corné Linde has had two kidney transplants. Read her story of how in the ultimate gift of love, her younger sister stepped in. Kidney problems and diet If you suffer from kidney problems, diet can help. We give you the facts. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How will we feed 9 billion people?