Study examines predictors of dialysis facility experiences Sep 10, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine examined associations between dialysis facility performance with patient experience measures and patient, facility and geographic characteristics.
Study examines job trends among kidney failure patients Jan 18, 2018 Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine examined trends in employment over time among patients initiating dialysis and in the six months before end-stage renal disease.
Overeating during the holidays is bad for your kidneys Nov 15, 2017 Dr. Sreedhar Mandayam explains how overeating during the holidays can impact your kidneys.
Expert discusses impact of lupus on kidneys May 4, 2017 May is Lupus Awareness Month, and while most people have heard of the disease and its impact on the body, a lesser known fact is that lupus, an autoimmune disease, is linked to kidney damage.
Not just another celebrity diet: benefits of an alkaline diet Mar 30, 2017 While most celebrity or fad diets have not been scientifically proven to be effective, the alkaline diet can still positively impact your body, especially if you have kidney problems, according to a Baylor College of Medicine expert.
Making the case for at-home dialysis Jul 13, 2016 Dr. Kevin F. Erickson discusses physician reimbursement reform and its effect on patient recommendations for in-center dialysis as opposed to at-home dialysis.
Herbal remedies are an overlooked global health hazard May 2, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine is raising awareness that long-term use of herbal remedies is no guarantee of their safety.
Largest genomic study on kidney cancer brings hope for more effective treatments Mar 4, 2016 Baylor's Dr. Chad Creighton led a study that distinguished nine major subtypes of kidney cancer.
Researchers discover genetic cause of second-most common kidney cancer in children Nov 19, 2015 Researchers have uncovered a genetic mutation associated with clear cell sarcoma of the kidney that has opened a new path of research and could point the way toward a new diagnostic test for the disease.
Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomerase Aug 21, 2014 International collaboration led by Baylor College of Medicine finds genetic alterations may contribute to rare form of kidney cancer.