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Children 17 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

Young children can also experience kidney failure

Kidney failure results from the inability of the kidney to filter out toxins from the body, which can be due to genetic factors in children.

Seniors 13 Nov 2018 | 6:05 AM

Age is no barrier to kidney donation if you are healthy

There are many healthy older adults who have loved ones in need of a kidney, but are not aware they are eligible for kidney donation.

Wellness 10 Mar 2018 | 7:10 AM

Understanding chronic kidney disease

In its early stages, chronic kidney disease rarely causes noticeable symptoms.

World 20 Feb 2018 | 8:17 PM

With medicine running out, Venezuelans with transplants live in fear

CARACAS (Reuters) - Yasmira Castano felt she had a fresh chance at life when she received a kidney transplant almost two decades ago. The young Venezuelan was able to finish high school and went on to work as a manicurist.

Wellness 24 Sep 2017 | 6:05 AM

Tell me about... Getting a ‘new’ kidney

If the kidneys fail due to whatever reason, toxins will accumulate in the body, endangering life.

Wellness 04 Aug 2017 | 6:01 AM

What you should do when you find blood in your pee

Haematuria is a fairly common condition, and it must be taken seriously.

Ask Dr G 13 Sep 2015 | 8:19 AM

Complications of polycystic kidney disease

PKD is a genetic disorder characterised by the development of clusters of cysts developed within the kidneys.

Health 11 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

You can have my kidney

Beau donates kidney to save girlfriend’s life.