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Yesterday | BioMed Central

Predictors of progression to chronic dialysis in survivors of severe...

Survivors of acute kidney injury are at an increased risk of developing irreversible deterioration in kidney function and in some cases, the need for chronic dialysis.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

Cost of expensive medication in dialysis catheters may be offset by reduced complications

Using an expensive agent to prevent blood clots in kidney failure patients' dialysis catheters may turn out to be less costly overall due to its ability to reduce medical complications, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine

Thursday | Freshnews

Half of Surveyed Nephrologists Report Moderate Familiarity with...

Decision Resources Group finds that over half of surveyed nephrologists report awareness of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma's new phosphate binder Velphoro, which was approved by the FDA in November 2013 for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in chronic kidney disease patients on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

Hope for children with TSC, a genetic tumor disorder

Although it is rare, tuberous sclerosis complex can be a difficult and frightening diagnosis for parents and children.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Neurology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BioMed Central

Health care provider perception of chronic kidney disease: knowledge...

Chronic Kidney disease is prevalent in the population, but also disproportionately affects African Americans.

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Related Topix: Health Care Provider, Health, African-American, Medicine, Nursing, Kidney Cancer

Bureau County Republican

New physician at Perry Memorial Hospital

Jacob attended medical school in India, completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, and a fellowship in nephrology at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, University of Toledo, Medicine

BayStreet.ca

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Pediatrics Volume...

Carl M. Grushkin, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; Head, Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, presented on Diagnosis and Management of Hematuria, and Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome Glendale, CA / myprgenie.com / ACCESSWIRE / July 9, 2014 / Audio-Digest ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Medicine, Glendale, CA, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, University of Kansas Medical Center

Tue Jul 08, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds kidney donation safe for healthy older adults

Older kidney donors enjoy similar longevity and cardiovascular health as other healthy mature individuals, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation .

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Kidney Cancer, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine

BBC News

Blood-filter child transplant first

For the first time in the UK, antibodies preventing organ transplants have been filtered out of a child's blood, at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Jul 07, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Home visits by nurse may help reduce mortality in moms, children

Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who did not and children whose mothers were visited by nurses were less likely to have died by age 20 from preventable causes.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Toddlers, Family, Drugs

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Medical News Today

Mortality of hemodialysis patients considerably reduced by antibiotic therapy

An antibiotic therapy known to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients has been shown for the first time to reduce mortality, according to a Henry Ford Health System study.

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Related Topix: Henry Ford Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

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, Kidney Failure

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Couple raising money for kidney transplant

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comMichael Grant, 28, was born with dysfunctional kidneys, and is waiting to find a match for a transplant.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Medicine

BioMed Central

Adjudication of etiology of acute kidney injury: experience from the TRIBE-AKI multi-center study

Adjudication of patient outcomes is a common practice in medical research and clinical trials.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Medical Daily

'Bubbling,' A Trend Involving Urinating Into One's Own...

It seems like every time you turn around there is some new wacky trend - oftentimes it involves teens.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Newswise

GW Researchers Present Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease as Interconnected Syndromes

For more than 40 years, physicians have treated diminished kidney function as two distinct syndromes: acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease .

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Medicine, Kidney Failure

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WCYB

Johnson City woman looking for a kidney donor

Forty years ago, she graduated high school and looked forward to going to ETSU. But in the back of her mind, she knew something was wrong.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kidney Cancer

Circulation

Stretch-Activation of Angiotensin II Type 1a Receptors Contributes to ...

From the Medical Clinic for Nephrology and Internal Intensive Care, CharitA© Campus Virchow Klinikum, Experimental and Clinical Research Center , Berlin, Germany ; Max DelbrA1 4ck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany ; Department Physiology and Pathology of Ion Transport, Leibniz-Institut fA1 4r Molekulare Pharmakologie , Berlin, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Germany, Pharmacology, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

PhysOrg Weblog

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, Kidney Failure

Infection Control Today

Antibiotic Therapy Reduces Mortality by 68 Percent in Dialysis Patients

An antibiotic therapy known to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients has been shown for the first time to reduce mortality, according to a Henry Ford Health System study.

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Related Topix: Henry Ford Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

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