No medications are known to heal a kidney injured by Covid-19. Many patients in these circumstances wind up on dialysis for a short term to provide temporary kidney function until the organs start to recover from the immediate infection.
New Delhi: The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has clarified that Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients on dialysis are vulnerable to COVID-19 because of their existing co-morbidities and repeated unavoidable exposure to the hospital environment and immunosuppressed state. This is where home-based dialysis therapy like Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is coming to people’s rescue. Speaking […]
Dhenkanal: Lack of access to clean drinking water in several villages across Odisha is emerging as a major challenge with some villages already paying a steep price. Julanga village under Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal has lost 50 of its residents in the past 10 years and all of those deaths are linked to kidney ailments due […]
Dhenkanal: Contaminated water seems to have taken a toll on the villagers of Bhaliatilla in Kamakhyanagar of the district as 15 people have allegedly died within 3 years due to kidney-related ailments. Locals alleged that the health condition of many villagers has deteriorated over a period of time by consuming iron particles containing water from […]
Malkangiri: Though crores of rupees are being sanctioned every year towards improvement in water supply, people in several places in Odisha are still forced to drink contaminated water and allegedly falling prey to kidney ailments and other water-borne diseases. Pedaguda village in Malkangiri district is one such village where potable drinking water still remains a […]