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32 min ago | Circulation

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)


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4 hrs ago | Switched

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.


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8 hrs ago | 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.


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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

New Market Research Report: Regina Maria - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile

The company provides services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Regina's services include laboratory services, medical imaging solutions, hospital services, maternity, stem cells and pediatrics services.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Genetics, Hematology, World News, Romania,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Nerve News

New drugs can dissolve kidney stones

If you have gone through that excruciating pain from a kidney stone and are prone to develop more, here comes good news.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Mallinckrodt And Questcor Shareholders Approve Mallinckrodt's Acquisition Of Questcor

ABOUT MALLINCKRODT Mallinckrodt is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical imaging business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products and medical imaging agents.


Related Topix: Biotech, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Startups, Medicine, Rheumatology, Healthcare Law, Law


Gender Disparities Uncovered in Desire to Receive Living Donor Kidney Transplants

Highlights a In 2 predominantly black dialysis clinics, women were less likely to want to undergo living donor kidney transplantation compared with men, despite being more likely than men to receive unsolicited offers for kidney transplants from family and friends.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine

Biotech Stock Directory Update

Point Roberts, WA - August 14, 2014 staff:, a global news source covering leading sectors issues the updated biotech stock directory for August.


Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Point Roberts, WA, 3SBio, Marketing, Oncology, Medicine

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure, Incident Cardiovascular...

From the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco , Nephrology Division, San Francisco VA Medical Center, CA ; Kidney Research Institute and Cardiovascular Health Research Unit , University of Washington, Seattle; Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA ; College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon ... (more)


Related Topix: UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine, University of Washington


Associations Between Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate and Stroke...

From the Department of Nephrology and Department of Neurology , Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD ; and Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH .


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, China,

Tue Aug 12, 2014


WNK-SPAK-NCC Cascade Revisited: WNK1 Stimulates the Activity of the...

From the Molecular Physiology Unit, Instituto de Investigaciones BiomA©dicas, Universidad Nacional AutA3noma de MA©xico, MA©xico City, Mexico ; Department of Nephrology and Mineral Metabolism, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias MA©dicas y NutriciA3n Salvador ZubirA n, Mexico City, Mexico ; Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Mexico, World News, Oregon Health & Science University, New Haven, CT