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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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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'.
Acute renal failure, also known as acute kidney injury, can also be caused by alcohol and drug abuse, heart attacks, urinary tract problems and a lack of blood flow to the kidneys.
Many people, in fact, don't have symptoms until their kidneys are severely damaged or they're nearing kidney failure.
Delayed radiologic appearence of bilateral thoracic ectopic kidneys.
to keep your kidneys healthier for longer time, a very important step is to learn about the disease and also get your kidneys tested on periodic basis, he recommended.
October 16, 2015 -- Investigators here have established a highly efficient method for making kidney structures from stem cells that are derived from skin taken from patients.
September 27, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) -- Doctors in Ethiopia have for the first time conducted a kidney transplant surgical procedures to curb the increasing cases of kidney failure and its associated problems across the Horn of African country.
Our research has shown that half of Americans don't understand that healthy kidneys are responsible for creating urine," said Kevin Longino, interim CEO of the National Kidney Foundation.
Healthy kidneys perform some particular tasks which include:
And HIV-positive people often take drugs--including certain antiretrovirals--that may affect the kidneys.
When kidneys fall, a person's only options are dialysis or a kidney transplant.
Summary: ABU DHABI - In a continued effort to increase awareness and prevent chronic kidney diseases, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) and its healthcare facilities marked World Kidney Day on Thursday with a series of activities and learning programmes to educate both patients and visitors on the dangers of chronic kidney disease and how to prevent it.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that older patients could be receiving kidneys from older donors i.
All those health hazards can affect another vital organ: the kidneys.
Measures how effectively your kidneys remove creatinine.