What is renal insuffiency?

Answer Renal insufficiency is the former name for renal failure, also known as kidney failure. This occurs when the kidneys can no longer filter wastes out of the body---a serious medical emergency.Causes... Read More »

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What Is Renal cancer?

Renal cancer, medically called renal cell carcinoma, is the most common type of kidney cancer, accounting for about 90 percent of kidney cancers, according to the American Cancer Society.Background... Read More »

What are the causes of renal cancer?

According to the American Cancer Society, many risk factors may increase the chance of developing renal (kidney) cancer, but researchers do not know what causes kidney cells to become cancerous.Lif... Read More »

Does renal disease cause hypertension?

On One Hand: Kidney Disease Can Cause HypertensionSeveral forms of kidney (renal) disease can cause hypertension (high blood pressure). These include kidney inflammation, kidney failure and a narro... Read More »

Proximal renal acidosis?