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  1. Call for more dialysis machines in remote communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    In a room decorated with photos of kingfishers, ducks and eagles, Morgan Mununggurr has a dialysis machine named after his totem - Mana, the shark. Three times a week he visits the Miwatj Health Clinic in Yirrkala community outside of Nhulunbuy, or about 30 minutes drive from the site of the Garma Festival, and sits in a chair hooked up to a haemodialysis blood filtering machine.

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  2. Dialysis urged for remote communitiesRead the original story

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    For Yalmay Yunupingu, moving to Darwin for five years so her husband, the Yothu Yindi frontman and renowned Yolngu leader Dr Yunupingu, could receive dialysis for his end-stage kidney disease was a nightmare. "We both tried hard, looking after each other, but sometimes it was very hard ... it was a nightmare," she told a panel on renal health at the Garma Festival in Arnhem Land on Saturday.

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  3. Al Jalila Foundation introduces new programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | AME Info

    ... types of cancer, cochlear implants, knee replacements, prosthetics, cardiovascular treatment (heart failure), dialysis treatment (kidney failure), and ophthalmology/cornea transplants among others. Ana Asma'a has already transformed lives by ...

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  4. Parathyroidectomy and survival among Japanese hemodialysis patients...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Kidney International

    ... analyzed data on 114,064 maintenance hemodialysis patients from a nationwide registry of the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy to evaluate the associations of severity of SHPT and history of PTx with 1-year all-cause and cardiovascular ...

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  5. Kidneys and the kindness of strangers: Vernon man to receive organ from Chipley womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Washington County News

    ... him his kidneys were working at only 10 percent of their normal capacity and that he needed to immediately begin dialysis, or preferably, find a kidney donor. Doctors advised Brock his condition was a result of his decade-long battle with diabetes ...

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  6. Expanded Souris dialysis clinic openRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | The Guardian

    Trying to fight his way through snow and ice to get to Charlottetown last winter drained dialysis patient Tom Eldershaw. "It's a long haul and even worse when you have to battle the weather," he said.

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  7. Exercise on dialysis: staying active to stay healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Deakin researchers have launched an Australian-first exercise program to help fight the debilitating physical side-effects suffered by patients undergoing dialysis treatment. In partnership with Kidney Health Australia, resistance bands and exercise guides are being sent to every one of Australia's 300 dialysis treatment units at more than 100 Australian hospitals.

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  8. Dialysis patient thankful for new Souris unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | CBC News

    The new $300,000 dialysis unit at the Souris Hospital is not only more convenient for patient Nathan Bushey, it feels like a second home. Three days a week Bushey, who is from Souris, spends four hours at a time receiving dialysis treatment.

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  9. What is the impact of chronic kidney disease stage and cardiovascular ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | CiteULike

    ... stage, non-fatal cardiovascular events and deaths on annual hospital costs (i.e. all hospital admissions, routine dialysis treatments and recorded outpatient/day-case attendances in United Kingdom 2011 prices) were estimated using linear regression. ...

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  10. Dialysis services in Northern Territory get $25m funding boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | ABC News

    The Federal Government has unlocked more than $25 million for dialysis services which will predominantly target Indigenous people living with chronic kidney disease. Today at the Aboriginal Health Conference in Darwin, federal Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash announced $15.3 million for Purple House, an Alice Springs-based dialysis treatment centre.

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  11. Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MedicineNet

    These patients with kidney disease depend on machines at treatment centers for dialysis, which filters wastes from their blood. Dialysis patients are especially vulnerable during emergencies or disasters because they rely on technology and infrastructure such as electricity, water and transportation to stay alive, the researchers noted.

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  12. Boy Receives Groundbreaking Hand Transplants At CHOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    ... according to the Mayo Clinic. His mother donated her kidney to him when he was 4, after he had spent two years on dialysis treatments, according to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Because he is already taking medication to ensure he doesn't ...

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  13. Owings Mills Boy Receives Groundbreaking Hand TransplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    ... failure, the Mayo Clinic reports. When he was 4, his mother donated her kidney after he had spent two years on dialysis treatments, according to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Because he is already taking medication to ensure he doesn't ...

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  14. Leonard Stern Recognized by Worldwide Branding for Excellence in NephrologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... is an expert in the nutritional, conservative management of chronic kidney disease as well as in the application of dialysis therapies, both conventional and research oriented. His particular specialty is in home dialysis treatments for both ...

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  15. Patient's 30-year wait for kidney transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | This Is Staffordshire

    For three decades David Dawson has been unable to enjoy a pint of beer or even eat a banana. But thanks to a 4am phone call and a life-changing transplant he's now looking forward to his first decent cup of coffee... and a proper holiday! The former jewellery restorer had resigned himself to a life of dialysis treatment after being stuck on the organ donor waiting list since a failed transplant in 1984.

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  16. Many dialysis patients are unprepared for natural disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Patients on dialysis are very vulnerable during emergencies or disasters due to their dependence on technology and infrastructure such as transportation, electricity and water to sustain their lives. A study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology shows that many are unprepared for such situations.

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  17. No dialysis for HIV suffererRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Iol.co.za

    A family has questioned Groote Schuur Hospital's policy on its dialysis programme, saying doctors are "playing God", while violating a kidney patient's right to healthcare, after their young relative was sent home to die. Nomtha Loretta Mazana, 28, from Gugulethu was discharged from Groote Schuur last week after doctors told her she didn't qualify for dialysis because she has HIV but was not yet on antiretroviral treatment.

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  18. 3SBio Acquires Zhejiang Wansheng PharmaceuticalRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Pharmaceutical Online

    "3SBio's proven capabilities in biologicals, combined with Zhejiang Wansheng's expertise in small molecule manufacturing, will provide the enlarged group with a flexible platform for addressing the unmet medical needs of patients and their healthcare professionals. Zhejiang Wansheng's current product portfolio includes six antidiabetic and hypertension products that are commonly used by chronic kidney disease patients, which will expand our products offering in the dialysis market in addition to our current nephrology portfolio.

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  19. Recent Good Shepherd headlines lead judges to postpone civil lawsuitsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | KYTX-TV News

    Regulators with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services say the agency will terminate Good Shepherd's contract effective August 6, because the Longview health care provider failed to meet minimum standards for treating dialysis patients, along with violations in other hospital departments. The problems stemmed from inspections by state health surveyors in June that found the hospital didn't follow certain policies and procedures in its hemodialysis unit, labor and delivery department, surgical services unit and cardiac catherterization lab.

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  20. Barrington dialysis support group meets health ministerRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Nova News Now

    ... ; Brenda Cleaver, Secretary; MLA Argyle-Barrington, Chris d'Entremont as well as municipal representatives, a local dialysis nurse and local community members Wes May, Tim Smith, Courtney and Eunice Rennehan.

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