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3 min ago | 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

PhysOrg Weblog

First step towards treating rare childhood disease

Scientists at Newcastle University have discovered a way of treating a rare disease which leads to kidney failure and death in children.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CiteULike

Histone deacetylase inhibitor enhances recovery after AKI.

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN , Vol. 24, No. 6. , pp. 943-953, doi:10.1681/asn.2012111055 At present, there are no effective therapies to ameliorate injury, accelerate recovery, or prevent postinjury fibrosis after AKI.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Circulation

Lipoprotein Subfractions Highly Associated With Renal Damage in...

From the Department of Genome Research and Clinical Application, Graduate School of Medicine and Center for Advanced Medicine, Chiba University Hospital , Chiba University, Chiba, Japan; Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Department of Nephrology in Internal Medicine, ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Japan,

TheDenverChannel

3 Colo. hospitals earn top 20 rankings

Three Colorado hospitals have been ranked among the top 20 in the nation in certain specialties in U.S. News & World Report's annual best hospitals list.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Nursing

PhysOrg Weblog

Donating a kidney may make it difficult to change or initiate life and health insurance

People who selflessly step up and donate a kidney can face insurance challenges afterwards, despite the lack of evidence that they have increased health risks.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Medicine

Circulation

Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes Related to Hypo- and Hyperkalemia ...

From the Department of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Madison, WI ; Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA ; VA Medical Center and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; INSERM, Centre d'Investigations Cliniques-9501 and INSERM U1116, Nancy, France ; Department of Cardiology and Department of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, University of Minnesota, France, World News, Medicine, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Aldactone, Spironolactone (generic)

Business Journal

How Birmingham hospitals scored in U.S. News & World Report's rankings

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital and Brookwood Medical Center are the two best hospitals in Alabama, according to the 2014-2015 U.S News and World Report Best Hospital rankings Brookwood Medical Center tied with Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden as the second best ranked hospital in the state.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Rheumatology

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MLive.com

5 Spectrum Health programs nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Five of Spectrum Health's medical specialties rank among the nation's finest, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2014-15 rankings.

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Related Topix: Spectrum Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Urology

Business Journal

Tampa Bay hospitals recognized in national list

U.S. News & World Report released its annual best hospitals list and the Tampa Bay area boasted several high performers.

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Related Topix: Tampa General Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Tampa, FL, Urology, Cancer, Health

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