Learn the 7 secrets to keeping your kidneys healthy from a Cleveland Clinic nephrologist. Find tips that can help whether or not you are at risk for kidney disease.
Kidney transplants are no longer first-come-first-serve. Learn how new rules for matching transplant candidates and donors may affect your wait.
Think you might have a kidney stone? Small kidney stones can sometimes be present for years without causing symptoms. When they pass, however, severe symptoms may occur. Find answers to four common questions about kidney stones.
For common, occasional aches and pain, an over-the-counter oral medication often does the trick. But experts warn people with chronic, ongoing pain to avoid long-term use. Find other options for long-term pain.
Cleveland Clinic’s expanding kidney transplant program, streamlined waiting times and other innovations are improving access to this life-changing surgery.
What should you make of recent research showing no benefit to taking vitamin D supplements to prevent osteoporosis? Our bone health experts advise you to check with your doctor before you stop.
Explore the breakthroughs that have shaped our knowledge of kidneys -- including transplantation and the work of researchers to find effective ways to manage kidney donation.
Cleveland Clinic nephrologist Robert Heyka, MD, discusses common OTC medicines, antibiotics, and herbal supplements that can cause kidney damage, and he gives advice about screenings and risk factors.