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Roche’s diet drug tied to kidney damage

In another blow to diet drugs, Canadian researchers are reporting a link between Roche’s Xenical and an increase in kidney injuries.

Tapping into healthcare databases from the province of Ontario, they found that 0.5 percent of new orlistat users were hospitalized for kidney problems in the year before starting on the drug. Over the… Roche’s diet drug tied to kidney damage   

Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study

Some adult survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk for kidney problems, a new study says.

The study included more than 1,100 adults, aged 18 and older, who were followed for five to 42 years after being diagnosed and treated for childhood cancer.

The researchers examined the long-term effects of kidney-damaging treatments, including… Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study   

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