2 results for author: Bruce Krawisz M.D.

Climate change and kidney disease

In the last 40 years, a new heat-related kidney disease (called Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin, Chronic Kidney Disease nontraditional, or Mesoamerican Nephropathy) has emerged among outdoor laborers in tropical countries. Chronic kidney disease means kidney damage or dysfunction lasting three months or longer.

Climate and children

Climate change threatens water, food, security, health, and children. Fortunately, there are effective solutions.