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08/18/2012 11:27 AM ID: 92421 Permalink   

Study: Men More Likely to Develop Kidney Failure


A study by Dr. Tanvir Chowdhury Turin and Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn of the University of Calgary, Alberta found that men are at a higher risk of kidney failure than women.

While there was 2.66 per cent risk of middle aged men developing kidney failure, women faced a lower risk at 1.76 per cent risk.

About one in 40 middle-aged men and one in 60 middle-aged women will be diagnosed with kidney failure if they live to be 90, the researchers say.

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I wouldn´t believe everything doctors say. My honest opinion is that if there is no pain, there´s no failure.
  by: Michael J. Bettua   08/28/2012 01:36 AM     
There is no pain with cancer until it´s too late to treat it.
  by: Lurker     08/28/2012 03:58 AM     
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