An online survey of more than 7,700 adults found a majority gained at least 1 1/2 pounds per month during the pandemic. Dr. Tu Le has seen proof among his own patients. The interventional cardiologist with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Hurst-Euless-Bedford told KERA’s Sam Baker lifestyle changes are to blame.
Polycystic kidney disease — or PKD — causes numerous cysts to grow on the kidneys. It's the fourth leading cause of kidney failure. There is no cure, but…