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La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Announces First Patient Enrolled in...
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company , a leader in the development of innovative therapies intended to significantly improve outcomes in patients suffering from life-threatening diseases, today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of LJPC-501 for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 hepatorenal syndrome .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Star Online
Staying trim may delay kidney problems for diabetics
Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type-2 diabetes, and new research suggests these steps may also delay or prevent chronic kidney disease.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Renal Disease and Nutritional Considerations
US Pharm . 2014;39 :48-52. The kidneys have two primary roles: to filter extra water and waste products from the blood and to balance the salts and minerals - such as calcium, phosphorus, sodium, and potassium - that circulate in the blood.
Pitt Analysis Questions Use of Acute Hemodialysis Treatment
Their findings, published online today in the journal PLOS One , suggest acute hemodialysis, an aggressive method that is standardly used for people with sudden kidney failure, may not provide a definitive benefit to the patient.
For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems
Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2 diabetes, and new research suggests these steps may also delay or prevent chronic kidney disease.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Manufacturing issues cause recalls for Amgen, Baxter and Caraco
All three of the manufacturers announced recalls late last week either for potential contamination or cGMP deviations.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Relationship between nutritional status and the glomerular filtration ...
The relationship between the protein-energy nutritional status and renal function was assessed in 1785 clinically stable patients with moderate to advanced chronic renal failure who were evaluated during the baseline phase of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Clotting drug linked to fewer blood transfusions in joint surgery
Tranexamic acid has been shown to reduce blood loss during or shortly after major joint surgery .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Snake bites complicate chronic kidney disease among farmers in rural Sri Lanka
Aug 11, Colombo: Snakebite is a common occupational health hazard among Sri Lankan agricultural workers, particularly in the North Central Province and a recent study has found that venomous snake bites, particularly viper bites have frequently led to kidney failure among the farmers in these areas.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Kidney disease is on the rise: what you need to know
Kidney disease is on the rise, according to government statistics. Even if you haven't been diagnosed, getting informed about it is important, as more than 26 million Americans likely have kidney disease and over 430,000 Americans are currently receiving dialysis treatment for kidney failure, according to the National Kidney Foundation.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Cutting-edge transplant overcomes hepatitis C
Doctors at the University of Utah have combined forces to provide transplants for patients while at the same time treating organ-destroying diseases in first-of-their-kind procedures that bring the promise of extended life for patients.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Clinical, morphologic, and genetic features of renal leukocyte chemotactic factor 2 amyloidosis
Christopher P Larsen 1 , Robert J Kossmann 2 , Marjorie L Beggs 1 , Alan Solomon 3 and Patrick D Walker 1 Correspondence: Christopher P. Larsen, Nephropath, 10180 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211, USA.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Jersey Journal
RV in Vineland lets kidney patients discuss home hemodialysis option
NxStage Medical, Inc.'s Freedom RV was at the Kidney Center in Vineland, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 for the 2014 NxStage Freedom Tour.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
More patients take on in-home dialysis
But going to a clinic would mean less exercise time - and less independence - for Davern, who joined a growing segment of kidney patients receiving dialysis at home, often with help from family members.
Fighting Kidney Failure, Husband & Wife Seeking Donors
The happily married couple of 46 years describe their relationship as a classic case of opposites attract except for one unfortunate commonality: they both suffer from chronic kidney disease and are desperately seeking donors.