Home > Medical > Kidney and bladder health > Normal function of the kidney Normal function of the kidney 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 Surprising toilet facts How much do you really know about the most unmissable thing in your house, namely the humble toilet? Some of these facts may surprise you. The normal function of the kidneys It's very simple: no kidneys, no life. They are your body's tireless waste removers. They deserve a closer look on World Kidney Day. The structure of the kidneys This section discusses the location of the kidneys, the renal artery, filters and the urinary system in general. Check out the Health blogs » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberDoc » 15 things you didn't know about urine What else we do on the loo load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.