Chronic kidney disease is a global problem with about 10% of the world's population suffering from the disease.
Not all body organs are vital.
An increase in child obesity is spurring on hypertension and diabetes among children, which may lead to chronic kidney disease.
All Blacks legend, Jonah Lomu, suffered from nephrotic syndrome for most of his adult life. Here is what we know about the rare condition.
The ability to grow new kidneys from stem cells might transform our treatment for kidney disease.
Rather innocuous-looking and tucked away below the ribcage, kidneys are crucial for keeping us alive and well.