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National Kidney Month: Be Kind to Your Kidneys
Have you thought about your kidneys lately? March is National Kidney Month, which means it's the perfect time to check in with these vital organs.
High Potassium Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to treat high potassium levels.
Approved: First Biosimilar to Treat Anemia
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat anemia.
Prostate Rx Busted Up Big Kidney Stones
Anyone who has had one will probably say that passing kidney stones can be downright painful. In some cases, a medication used for another urinary problem could help with that problem.
Prostate Cancer Therapy May Cause Kidney Trouble
Medications that have been used to treat advanced prostate cancers are now sometimes used to treat patients with earlier stages of the disease. A new study demonstrated that this practice may have some significant side effects.
Some Antibiotics May Injure Male Kidneys
Antibiotics fight off a broad range of bacterial infections. In middle-aged and older men, however, certain kinds of antibiotics may cause the kidneys to start shutting down.
ED Rx Okay While Treating Kidney Failure
Men with end-stage renal disease can be successfully treated with dialysis and transplants. But their quality of life may be interrupted by erectile dysfunction (ED). 
ED Tied to Total Kidney Removal
Kidney removal is a serious surgery that comes with some long-term risks, including chronic kidney disease. Now researchers have found it may have an impact on men's sex lives.