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Morgan's walking the Walk

A teenager from Windygates who is fighting kidney failure plans to support a seven-mile charity walk - just months after a kidney transplant.

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Related Topix: Health, Kidney Cancer

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease each a risk of the other

Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease are closely intertwined, with each disease a risk factor for developing the other and sharing other risk factors in common, as well as sharing causes for the diseases to get worse, and outcomes, suggests a comprehensive analysis by scientists at the National Institutes of Health and George Washington ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, George Washington University, Nephrology

BioMed Central

Prevalence and predictors of resistant hypertension in a primary care ...

Patients with resistant hypertension are subjected to a higher risk of getting stroke, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and renal failure.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure

Fri Jul 04, 2014

BioMed Central

SYNbiotics Easing Renal failure by improving Gut microbiologY...

Emerging evidence suggests modulating the microbiota in the large bowel of patients with chronic kidney disease through pre- and/ probiotic supplementation may inhibit the development of key nephrovascular toxins.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

EurekAlert!

Acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease each a risk of the other

Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease are closely intertwined, with each disease a risk factor for developing the other and sharing other risk factors in common, as well as sharing causes for the diseases to get worse, and outcomes, suggests a comprehensive analysis by scientists at the National Institutes of Health and George Washington ... (more)

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Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, George Washington University, Nephrology

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Fort Worth clinic settles EEOC case with applicant who could not give urine sample

A local rehabilitation clinic has agreed to pay $30,000 to a job applicant who was not hired after she could not produce a urine sample for a routine drug test because of kidney failure.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Drug Testing, Health, Orange County, CA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

5 messages you should say about your health

We tell ourselves many things about our health each day, every day, all day long.

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Related Topix: Health, Kidney Cancer

Wed Jun 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Young researcher designs protector for people with Peritoneal Dialysis

A lack of comfortable products for the safety of patients requiring peritoneal dialysis, administered to clean waste products from the blood when the kidneys fail, drove a student of the Higher Technological Institute of Choapas, Veracruz in the east coast of MA©xico, to develop an ergonomic support allowing catheters inserted through the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Health

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Newswise

Physical Fitness Level Affects Kidney Function in Type 2 Diabetes

Adults with Type 2 diabetes who improve their physical fitness lower their chances of getting chronic kidney disease , and if they already have kidney damage, they can improve their kidney function.

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Related Topix: Endocrinology, Medicine, Health

Wed Jun 18, 2014

CiteULike

Controlled plasma exchange trial in acute renal failure due to multiple myeloma.

We studied 29 patients affected by acute renal failure due to multiple myeloma with Bence-Jones proteinuria greater than 1 g/day to evaluate the effectiveness of plasma exchange in the treatment of severe myeloma nephropathy.

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Related Topix: Health

Examiner.com

When your cat is diagnosed with kidney disease

Chronic renal failure. Kidney failure. Renal disease. It is known by many names, but they all mean the same thing: kidney disease.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

NJ.com

Fire not first near-death experience for Phillipsburg man, who has had 3 kidney transplants

Luke Garris, who was born with kidney failure, had no time to think about his medication when flames forced him out of his Phillipsburg apartment.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Phillipsburg, NJ

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Man saved by father's organ after picking up E. coli on Turkey holiday

'Swimming in a dirty pool gave me kidney failure': Man is saved by a new organ from his father after picking up E. coli on holiday A man who developed kidney failure after swimming in a dirty hotel pool has been given a new lease of life after his father donated one of his organs.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Kidney Cancer

Star Phoenix

Dog treats probed in illnesses, deaths

Famed Canadian author Farley Mowat has been immortalized in Saskatoon with the unveiling of a bronze statue depicting him and his beloved dog, Chester.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, Food and Drug Administration

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