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a man of my kidney

Someone whose temperament is similar to my own. Adam and I like the same things and get along really well—he is a man of my own kidney.
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kidney-buster

1. n. a rough ride; a rough road. This road is a kidney-buster. I wish they’d fix it.
2. n. an uncomfortable or poorly built seat in a vehicle. This kidney-buster is going to ruin my back.
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World Kidney Day 2018 theme for this year is 'Kidneys and Women's Health- Include, Value, Empower'.
Here's everything you need to know about the symptoms of kidney failure and Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa Cosby.
People at greatest risk for chronic kidney disease, or CKD, are people who have diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease or a family history of kidney failure.
Congenital intra-thoracic ectopic kidney is a rare developmental anomaly.
This year's theme kidney disease and children reminds us that we must all think about our kidneys from an early age and that much adult renal disease is actually initiated in childhood.
They converted skin cells to stem cells and developed a highly efficient process to convert these stem cells into kidney structures that resemble those found in a normal human kidney.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects 9 to11 percent of the US adult population and is a serious public health problem worldwide.
The National Kidney Transplant Center and the Ministry of Health said the transplant on three patients was conducted by doctors at St.
The number one goal of the campaign is to link one of the kidneys' primary functions--the production of urine--to overall kidney health.
Loss of kidney function is a serious and possibly incurable condition.
The National Kidney Foundation figures that 26 million US adults have chronic kidney disease.
The kidney is a complex organ that filters waste out of the blood and keeps sodium and other electrolytes balanced.
Under the theme 'Protect your kidneys and save your heart', Al Rahba Hospital kicked the event off with a lecture for primary caregivers on chronic kidney disease prevention on Thursday.
A 65-year-old does not need a 20-year-old kidney; they just need a kidney that will last as long as they will.
Around one in 10 adults worldwide have some form of kidney damage, while every year millions die prematurely of heart attacks and strokes linked to chronic kidney disease (CKD).