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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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 .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
New Findings from University Medical Center Update Understanding of...
Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Current study results on Health and Medicine have been published.
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.
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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".