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12 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Keryx Should Move Substantially In The Next Two Months

Keryx is a small biotech company with the license to a novel treatment for chronic kidney disease that the FDA is reviewing, with a goal date of September 7th.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Dialysis, Health, Kidney Cancer

16 hrs ago | CiteULike

Urea and Renal Function in the 21st Century: Insights from Knockout Mice

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology , Vol. 18, No. 3. , pp. 679-688, doi:10.1681/asn.2006101108 Since the turn of the 21st century, gene knockout mice have been created for all major urea transporters that are expressed in the kidney: the collecting duct urea transporters UT-A1 and UT-A3, the descending thin limb isoform UT-A2, and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Independent.ie

Irish scientists behind radical new test for pre-eclampsia

Inform Bioscience has signed a deal with the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in the US to roll out the simple urine test that could revolutionise pre-natal care by detecting the condition at 26 weeks.

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Related Topix: Medicine

BioMed Central

Hemodialysis catheter insertion: is increased PO2 a sign of arterial cannulation? A case report

Ultrasound-guided Central Venous Catheterization for temporary vascular access, preferably using the right internal jugular vein, is widely accepted by nephrologists.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Medical News

Astute Medical, OCD partner to expand access to new acute kidney injury test

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggested that AKI could be more deadly than heart attack .

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Related Topix: Astute Medical, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Medical Equipment, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

Business Wire

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The studies are reflective of the pipeline of clinical tests TGI will be commercializing as part of a surveillance program to detect and respond to early signs of graft injury to improve management of organ transplant recipients, with the potential to extend lives and reduce costs of associated healthcare.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine

Medical News Today

Genetic screening helps predict which children with kidney disease will respond to standard therapy

A genetic screening test may help predict which patients with one of the most common childhood kidney diseases will respond to standard therapies.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Italy, World News, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Slate Magazine

How Far Should We Go to Save Our Pets?

Vets are struggling with whether to offer expensive services to clients they know can't afford them.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CiteULike

Prevention, detection and management of early chronic kidney disease: ...

In response to the increase in Chronic Kidney Disease worldwide, several professional organizations have developed clinical practice guidelines to manage and prevent its progression.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Kidney dialysis drug data boost Keryx's hopes for U.S. approval

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals , which just opened a Boston office this spring, has gotten a boost in its hopes for approval of its kidney dialysis drug from a leading medical journal.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Biotech, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

Thu Jul 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

Test helps predict which children with kidney disease will respond to standard therapy

A genetic screening test may help predict which patients with one of the most common childhood kidney diseases will respond to standard therapies.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Italy, World News,

Newswise

Genetic Test Helps Predict Which Children with Kidney Disease Will Respond to Standard Therapy

Highlights a Among children with sporadic nephrotic syndrome, genetic mutations in the kidney's filtration barrier were frequently linked with a lack of response to immunosuppressive treatments.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Italy, World News,

Lexington County Chronicle

LMC welcomes new physicians

Lexington Medical Center has welcomed two physicians to its network of care. Naveed Iqbal, MD, joins Lexington Endocrinology to provide comprehensive medical care that preserves the quality of life of patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders.

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Related Topix: Lexington Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Hartsville, SC

The Washington Post

'Citizen Canine' tracks the social status of dogs and cats from property to person

Something was wrong with Jasper. The gray-striped kitten, usually a whirl of motion, sat listlessly at the edge of the bed, his oversized head drooping onto his fuzzy white tummy.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Findings from Department of Nephrology Update Understanding of...

Pharmacotherapy with mTOR inhibitors aggravates dyslipidemia, thus necessitating lipid-lowering therapy with fluvastatin, pravastatin, or atorvastatin."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fluvastatin (generic), Lescol, Lescol XL, Pravachol, Pravastatin (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Cholesterol, Health

Freshnews

bioTheranostics Names Ramesh Hariharan as Vice President of Marketing

Hariharan will lead bioTheranostics' commercial development and marketing efforts for the company's suite of molecular diagnostic tests, which address significant unmet medical needs in cancer care.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Women's Health, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KSL-TV

Controlling the silent killer

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, University of Utah, Health Care Provider, Cardiology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Circulation

Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 and Incident Atrial Fibrillation: The...

From the Division of Cardiology , Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute , Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology , Department of Epidemiology , and Department of Laboratory Medicine , University of Washington, Seattle; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Washington, University of Minnesota, University of Colorado Denver, Pennsylvania, UC San Diego

Medical News Today

The high cost of living kidney donation limits potential donors

The decline in living kidney donation over the past several years has been concerning and is poorly understood.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Newswise

Cost of Kidney Donation May Be Too Much for Potential Donors with Low Income

The decline in living kidney donation over the past several years has been concerning and is poorly understood.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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