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Thursday Jul 17 | WAVE-TV Louisville

Retired teacher uses business cards to find kidney

A retired Jefferson County Public School teacher with chronic kidney failure got the gift of her life this year thanks to a live donor.

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Related Topix: Health, Jefferson County, KY, Medicine, Migraine Headache

Thursday Jul 17 | WFIE-TV Evansville

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A retired Jefferson County Public School teacher with chronic kidney failure got the gift of her life this year thanks to a live donor.

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Related Topix: Health, Migraine Headache, Medicine

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bioscience Technology

Stem Cell Scientists Lay a TRAP for Disease

USC Stem Cell scientists have set a "mouse TRAP" to capture the early signs of kidney failure, as described by a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Star Online

Supporting failing kidneys

Know the risks of kidney disease and take preventive steps to avoid becoming an unwelcome statistic - there are 5,000 new patients who require dialysis every year in Malaysia.

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Related Topix: Nephrology, Medicine, Kidney Cancer

MMAFighting.com

Mark 'Fight Shark' Miller's body of work is like no other

Even from the dark booth at El Compadre on Sunset Boulevard you can see Mark Miller's right eye is bloodshot.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Raw Story

Monsanto's 'Roundup' weedkiller may be causing kidney failure in farmworkers: study

Researchers looking into the cause of a chronic kidney disease epidemic which has devastated farm-workers in Central America, India and Sri Lanka may have found their culprit in a commonly-used herbicide manufactured by Monsanto, according to Truthout .

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Sri Lanka, Asia, World News

PhysOrg Weblog

Stem cell scientists lay a TRAP for disease

USC Stem Cell scientists have set a "mouse TRAP" to capture the early signs of kidney failure, as described by a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation .

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Fife Now

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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Related Topix: Health

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

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