Muhammad Mansoor said high levels of uric acids in the body were major causes of stone formation in the kidneys, which comprise the functions of kidneys, often leading to Chronic Kidney Disease and renal failure.
However, the researchers emphasised that this observational study cannot prove that caffeine reduces the risk of death in patients with chronic kidney disease, but only suggests the possibility of such a protective effect.
One of the study's lead authors, Miguel Bigotte Vieira, said, "Our study showed a protective effect of caffeine consumption among patients with chronic kidney disease. The reduction in mortality was present even after considering other important factors such as age, gender, race, smoking, and diet."
Clark, M.D., from the London Health Sciences Centre in Canada, and colleagues conducted a randomized trial involving patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease and a 24-hour urine volume of less than 3 L.
Washington, DC, March 05, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Kidney Care Partners (KCP) - the nation's leading coalition of patient advocates, kidney disease professionals, dialysis care providers, researchers and manufacturers - today marked the beginning of National Kidney Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and improving prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease, by calling on lawmakers to bolster their support of Americans with kidney disease and kidney failure.