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Kidney injury: How one cup of coffee a day could reduce the risk – study

Researchers considered reasons for the health benefits of coffee.The paper adds: “The most often studied compound in coffee is caffeine, a methylxanthine alkaloid...

Judy Garland: 'Exhaustion, kidney ailments, nervous breakdowns' – star's health history

In order to mark what would have been her 100th birthday, The Wizard of Oz will be playing in select cinemas across America,...

Mixing painkillers with BP pills could cause acute kidney injury – ‘Exercise caution’

Painkillers have become ubiquitous, but there is evidence it is best to avoid using the drugs routinely. Using NSAIDs on several consecutive days...

Combining ibuprofen with certain meds can cause permanent kidney damage warns new study

"Diuretics are a family of drugs that make the body hold less water," Professor Layton said."Being dehydrated is a major factor in acute...

Long-term paracetamol use may be linked to 'fatal' kidney cancer warns new study

The findings are consistent with previous research that’s shown long-term, and regular use of non-aspirin anti-inflammation painkillers can raise the likelihood of developing...

Paracetamol: Taking too much may cause liver and kidney damage – NHS warning

Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, is a commonly used medicine that can help treat pain and reduce a high temperature. The NHS says:...