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23 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Satellite kidney transplant clinic opens in Wichita

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City opened its new kidney transplant clinic Wednesday at 1035 N. Emporia, Suite 185.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Wichita, KS, Health, Medicine

Wednesday | The Miami Herald

Advocates for poor say Jackson Health System bars needy from charity care

Jackson Health System offers free and reduced-cost healthcare for those who qualify.


Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Non-Profit, Medicaid, Health

Wednesday | Sys-Con Media

Surveyed Physicians Expect to Choose Between Future Biosimilars Based ...

Preferred biosimilars: The majority of surveyed European oncologists and nephrologists that prescribe biosimilars have a preferred biosimilar product, and that preference is driven by which manufacturer they trust most.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Endocrinology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

1st-grader survived surgery before he was born

He has undergone 18 surgeries, including a kidney transplant in which one of his mother's kidneys was used.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine

Daily Record

Sumeska Thavarajah | National Kidney Foundation of Maryland

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland has named Sumeska Thavarajah , M.D., chairman of its Medical Advisory Board.


Related Topix: Medicine

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Report Available

The company operates as a multi-specialty medical group practice that provides healthcare services.


Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Genetics, Medicine, Dermatology, Oncology, Hematology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Dialysis at home makes inroads

Most mornings, Gregory Frison reclines in a chair in the extra bedroom in his Elkins Park home, conversing with his wife, Ann, or a member of his church.


Related Topix: Elkins Park, PA, Medicine, Wynnewood, PA

Medical Daily

Measuring Calcium In Arteries May Best Predict Heart Disease Risk In Patients With Kidney Disease

Measuring calcium buildup in the coronary artery walls of kidney disease patients may be better than other methods for assessing heart disease risk.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Effect of High-Dose Atorvastatin on Renal Function in Subjects With...

Department of Neurology and Stroke Center, Paris-Diderot Sorbonne University, Paris, France ; Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN ; Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Center, USC/Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA ; Department of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC ; Department of Neurology, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Nashville, TN, World News, Germany, Denmark, UC San Diego


What Kidney-Stones Are And How You Can Prevent Them

It's late summer, and that means hot days spent at the beach, licking ice cream cones, backyard barbecues, and lots of fun with family and friends.


Related Topix: Weather

The Times of India

Veteran Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy hospitalized, in 'critical' condition

Despite his kidney ailment, Murthy was very active, both physically and mentall,y including extensive travelling and he took up lot of assignments.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Measuring Calcium Buildup Is a Better Way to Predict Heart Disease in ...

Calcium buildup in the coronary arteries of chronic kidney disease patients may be a strong indicator of heart disease risk, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine

Wed Aug 20, 2014

US Pharmacist

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Kidney Failure, Life, Food, Nutrition, Kidney Cancer

The Indian Express

Letter to ministries gets patient medical help

In the last seven months, the patient developed high creatine levels up to 12.66 mg per deciliter as opposed to normal level between 0.5 to 1.1 mg per deciliter.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Canada, Medicine


Lower Apo A-I and Lower HDL-C Levels Are Associated With Higher...

From the Department of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine and Department of Internal Medicine IV, Nephrology and Hypertension , Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany; and Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom .


Related Topix: Medicine, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Hispanic Business

New Findings from University Medical Center Update Understanding of...

Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Current study results on Health and Medicine have been published.


Related Topix: Journalism, Medicine, Genetics

Tue Aug 19, 2014


American Society of Nephrology: NYT Article Missing Key Facts About Kidney Disease

Highlights a The American Society of Nephrology congratulates The New York Times for calling attention to transplant tourism and organ trafficking.


Related Topix: Medicine, New Times, Publishing, Media

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

More Hospitals Buy Into the Healing Powers of Public Art

Researchers are learning more about the precise ways paintings and other works of art help patients and families in the healing process.


Medical News Today

Black women less likely than black men to consider receiving living donor kidney transplants

Among black kidney failure patients undergoing dialysis, women are much less likely than men to want to receive kidney transplants from living donors, despite more offers from family and friends.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, African-American, Medicine

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Kos

I Write Down Everything I Eat

I wrote about my kidney disease in June when my internist referred me to a nephrologist for what I nebulously referred to as "kidney issues".


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Recipes, US News, Liberal Political News