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Physician Jeffrey Schelling's research focuses on kidney disease and diabetes: Shaker Traces

In his spare moments, physician Jeffrey Schelling likes to pour over his collection of vintage baseball cards, go birding or, with his wife Deb, enjoy modern art.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, MetroHealth System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Case Western Reserve University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Prenatal risk factors may put children at risk of developing kidney disease

Certain prenatal risk factors are associated with the development of chronic kidney disease in children, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Washington

Wed Apr 16, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Component of I.V. drips may reduce acute injury to organs, including the heart

Yale researchers have found that the lactate component of a common saline solution used in hospitals may have anti-inflammatory effects that can reduce injury to major organs.

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Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, University of Illinois Chicago

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Circulation

Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Percutaneous Coronary Interventions ...

From the Departments of Thrombosis and Hemostasis and Nephrology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, the Netherlands ; Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ; Department of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI ; Frederik Meijer Heart and Vascular ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Netherlands, World News, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI

Circulation

Is Diabetes Mellitus-Linked Amino Acid Signature Associated With...

From the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and Center for Pharmacogenomics , College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Community Health and Family Medicine , College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville; Department of Preventive Medicine, College ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, UC Davis, Genetics

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

DaVita Clinical Research Presents Research Results at the American...

"At DaVita, we're committed to improving the care of patients with renal disease by focusing on translational research," said Mahesh Krishnan , M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., F.A.S.N., vice president clinical innovation and public policy at DaVita.

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Related Topix: Davita, Nursing, Medicine

The Financial Mirror

Important research on kidney cancer at the University of Cyprus

Research by the Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the University of Cyprus offers a deeper understanding of the mechanisms leading to kidney cancer.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine

Medical News Today

Atrasentan reduces blood pressure, cholesterol, and urinary protein...

A drug called atrasentan provides health benefits for patients who have both diabetes and kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Heart Failure

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CiteULike

Renal relevant radiology: use of ultrasonography in patients with AKI.

As judged by the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria, renal Doppler ultrasonography is the most appropriate imaging test in the evaluation of AKI and has the highest level of recommendation.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Drug provides health benefits to diabetics with kidney disease

A drug called atrasentan provides health benefits for patients who have both diabetes and kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Heart Failure

P&T Community

Nephrologists Report Decline in Use of ESAs in Hemodialysis and...

Decision Resources Group, a health care research firm based in Burlington, Mass., finds that surveyed nephrologists report significant declines in the use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in patients undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis , whereas the use of ESAs in stage 4 has remained statistically flat and use in stage 3 has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Burlington, MA, Epogen, Procrit, Epoetin Alfa (generic)

AME Info

Lifestyle diseases are main cause of kidney problems in UAE: say local experts

Sales Representatives contact potential clients, and work to sell them products and services.

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Related Topix: Sales, Marketing, Kidney Failure, Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Hypertension

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Circulation

Endothelial Dysfunction and Enhanced Contractility in Microvessels...

From the Hypertension, Kidney and Vascular Research Center and Center for the Study of Sex Differences in Health, Aging and Disease , Georgetown University, Washington, DC; and Department of Nephrology, The Third Hospital at Sun Yat-sen Universiy, Guangzhou, P.R. China .

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Related Topix: Georgetown University, Washington, DC, Medicine

Circulation

2013 Dahl Lecture: American Heart Association Council for High Blood...

Correspondence to David M. Pollock, PhD, Cardio-Renal Physiology and Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Medicine

Newswise

ASN President Calls for Kidney Disease Innovation in Congressional Testimony

Highlights a The President of the American Society of Nephrology testified before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee that a prize competition could help spur innovation in kidney disease research.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Patch.com

Redondo Beach Physician Honored as LA BioMed 'Legend'

LOS ANGELES -- Continuing a tradition of recognizing its most outstanding physician-researchers, the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute will celebrate the many accomplishments of Drs.

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Related Topix: Redondo Beach, CA, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Marshfield doctor now leads Wisconsin Medical Society

A retired doctor from Marshfield Clinic is the new President of the Wisconsin Medical Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Marshfield, WI, Green Bay, WI

Applied Clinical Trials

Led By Children's Mercy, Experts Unveil Recommendations For "Best ...

Dr. Warady is the Division Director of Pediatric Nephrology and Director of Dialysis and Transplantation at Children's Mercy Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Business Wire

Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group Announces Chief Medical Officer to Retire

During his tenure he played a critical role in leading the development of devices and drugs designed to improve the quality of life and longevity of patients on dialysis.

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Related Topix: Fresenius Medical Care, Medicine, Santa Fe, NM, University of New Mexico

CiteULike

Phenotypes of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis--macroscopic...

Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis , Vol.

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