Kidney Failure Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Sushma Swaraj responding to tweet seeking visa help from hospital gets a huge social media thumbs-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Indian Express

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has been undergoing treatment for kidney failure at AIIMS for quite sometime now. Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj may have been ill and seeking treatment at AIIMS, Delhi, but that certainly has not deterred her from rendering services or helping citizens in distress.

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  2. Health briefs: For a longer life, consider taking up tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... often they used laxatives. The scientists found 360,541 cases of chronic kidney disease and 7,677 cases of kidney failure over the course of the retrospective study. People with constipation had an average 13 percent higher risk of kidney disease ...

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  3. Kidney disease hospitalization and mortality rates continue to decline in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... trends in kidney disease in the U.S. (HealthDay)-Despite a rising incidence of kidney disease, rates of kidney failure and related deaths are declining in the United States, according to a new report. Coordination of care designed to slow the ...

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  4. Could metformin be used in patients with diabetes and advanced chronic kidney disease?Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | CiteULike

    Diabetes is an important cause of end stage renal failure worldwide. As renal impairment progresses, managing hyperglycaemia can prove increasingly challenging, as many medications are contra-indicated in moderate to severe renal impairment.

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  5. Vasopressin-related copeptin is a novel predictor of early...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | BioMed Central

    In this study, we examined the relative usefulness of serum copeptin levels as a surrogate marker of vasopressin in adult polycystic kidney disease by correlating it with baseline and longitudinal changes in markers of both renal function and common CVD manifestations that accompany the progression of this disease. Vascular dysfunction as reflected by FMD and cIMT, but not PWV or an altered cardiac geometry, precede most other signs of disease in ADPKD but is predicted by elevated levels of the circulating AVP-marker copeptin.

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  6. GSK Starts Phase III Programme with Daprodustat for Anemia Associated with Chronic Kidney DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Drugs.com

    ... erythropoietin, a hormone which stimulates red blood cell production. Patients with chronic kidney disease or kidney failure often experience varying degrees of anaemia as their disease progresses. This limits oxygen delivery to tissues, ...

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  7. GSK starts phase III programme with daprodustat for anaemia associated with chronic kidney diseaseRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... erythropoietin, a hormone which stimulates red blood cell production. Patients with chronic kidney disease or kidney failure often experience varying degrees of anaemia as their disease progresses. This limits oxygen delivery to tissues, ...

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  8. Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | MedicineNet

    ... of Nephrology. However, it's not clear from the study that a lack of sleep is what caused the worsening kidney failure . The study was only able to find an association between these factors. The research included 432 adults with chronic kidney ...

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  9. Three risk factors suggest a reduction in healthy renal function in patients with diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Medical News Today

    ... at around 1.9 to 2 percent annually, says Thakar. That means this individual would have 25 to 30 years before kidney failure forces the need for dialysis allowing the patient to have normal renal function up to age 80. But if the same individual ...

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  10. Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | MedicineNet

    ... of Nephrology. However, it's not clear from the study that a lack of sleep is what caused the worsening kidney failure . The study was only able to find an association between these factors. The research included 432 adults with chronic kidney ...

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  11. Familial aggregation of albuminuria and arterial hypertension in an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | BioMed Central

    Aboriginal Australians are at high risk of cardiovascular, metabolic and renal diseases, resulting in a marked reduction in life expectancy when compared to the rest of the Australian population. This is partly due to recognized environmental and lifestyle risk factors, but a contribution of genetic susceptibility is also likely.

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  12. What you don't know can hurt youRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... and blood sugar builds up in the blood. High blood sugar levels can lead to heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and amputation of toes, feet, or legs. Type 2 diabetes accounts for about 90 percent to 95 percent of all diagnosed cases ...

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  13. New drug therapy targeting chronic kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new drug therapy based on technology developed by Western Australian research could potentially control protein leakage from the kidneys. Protein leakage is a common manifestation of chronic kidney disease , an illness that may lead to kidney failure, cardiovascular disease and premature death.

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  14. Multi-disciplinary care in patients with CKD likely to be cost effective intervention, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Medical News

    Coordination of care designed to slow the progression of kidney disease is likely to be cost effective because it prevents the need for dialysis, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 November 15-20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Kidney failure, or end-stage renal disease , accounts for 5.6% of total Medicare expenditures, though ESRD patients on dialysis make up only 1.6% of its beneficiaries.

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  15. Diabetic patients with three major risk factors experience sharp reduction in healthy renal functionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Medical News

    ... at around 1.9 to 2 percent annually, says Thakar. That means this individual would have 25 to 30 years before kidney failure forces the need for dialysis allowing the patient to have normal renal function up to age 80. But if the same individual ...

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  16. Short and fragmented sleep may worsen kidney function in patients with CKDRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Medical News

    ... of 5 years. Participants slept an average of 6.5 hours/night, and during follow-up, 70 individuals developed kidney failure and 48 individuals died. After adjusting for sociodemographic factors, body mass index, blood pressure, diabetes, ...

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  17. Poor sleep may adversely affect kidney functionRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... five years. Participants slept an average of 6.5 hours/night, and during follow-up, 70 individuals developed kidney failure and 48 individuals died. The researchers calculated that each additional hour of nighttime sleep was linked with a 19 per ...

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  18. Diabetic patients with three risk factors at high risk of kidney diseaseRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... at around 1.9 to 2 percent annually, says Thakar. That means this individual would have 25 to 30 years before kidney failure forces the need for dialysis allowing the patient to have normal renal function up to age 80. But if the same individual ...

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  19. Sleep disorder may affect kidney functionRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C [USA], Nov. 20 : According to new study, improper sleep may worsen the kidney function and may lead to kidney failure. The findings that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago suggested that not getting enough sleep was linked with worsening kidney function in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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  20. Coordination of care lessens need of dialysisRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... IL, multi-disciplinary care is cost effective as it curbs the need for dialysis, an expensive therapy. Kidney failure, or end-stage renal disease (ESRD), accounts for 5.6% of total Medicare expenditures, though ESRD patients on dialysis make up only ...

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