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NGO conducts free kidney screening in Abuja

To mark the World Kidney Day (WKD), a non-governmental organisation, Omotayo Kidney Care Foundation, on Saturday held free kidney screening for Nigerians in Abuja.

Kidney disease: Why you should not take ‘Agbo’

According to the World health organisation (WHO), traditional medicine is generally available, affordable, and commonly used in large parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

World Kidney Day: Expert emphasises low salt intake

As the world marks the 2019 World Kidney Day, a Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Yemi Raji, has emphasized low salt intake to reduce risk of kidney disease.

Kashim Shettima: Borno kidney centre to offer free dialysis

An ultra-modern kidney centre where renal patients would be treated freely, will soon be commissioned, the governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said.

Nephrologist: Salt, food seasonings ‘can lead to chronic kidney disease’

Excessive intake of alternative drugs, salt and food seasonings can lead to chronic kidney disease in both men and women, Longjohn Adonye, a nephrologist has advised.

Nephrologist: Women prone to kidney disease than men

A Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Theophillus Umeizudike, on Thursday, said women are more at risk of developing Chronic Kidney Disease than men.

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