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. Follow Health24 on Twitter » Here's how this SA plant could cure your bladder infection What else we do on the loo 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!