Home > Medical > Kidney and bladder health > News News 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 Can't smell? This drug might help Loss of smell is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues. The potential danger of catheters used in dialysis Catheters are used to draw and return blood to the body during dialysis. Marathon running may cause short-term kidney injury Luckily recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, according to researchers. Follow Health24 on Twitter » Here's how this SA plant could cure your bladder infection What else we do on the loo 5 diseases linked to your kidneys Several diseases are linked to the kidneys, and this World Kidney Day the focus is specifically on obesity. Better safety measures may reduce catheter infections Hospitals that adopt new procedures to improve catheter safety may reap the benefits of fewer infections and greater health care savings, a new study finds. Walking may benefit dialysis patients Italian researchers concluded that a simple programme that includes a few minutes of walking a day can be greatly beneficial to kidney dialysis patients. More than 90% of kids surviving kidney transplants Previously children with end-stage kidney disease had poor survival rates after transplant. There has however been great progress and now the patient survival rate is almost 100%. Can you smell asparagus in your urine? A recent study found that 40 percent of participants could smell asparagus in their urine after consuming and digesting the green stalks. The rest said that they could not. Hepatitis C-infected kidneys for desperate transplant patients Pilot studies are underway to test transplanting kidneys from deceased donors with hepatitis C into recipients who don't already have that virus. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away!