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  1. Drink water responsibly: only drink when thirsty to avoid health risksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... their performance. Writing in an associated editorial, panel member Dr. Mitchell H. Rosner, from the Division of Nephrology at University of Virginia Health System, states that inaccurate statements can lead to dangerous behaviors and subsequent ...

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  2. A simple clinical tool to inform the decision-making process to refer ...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kidney International

    A simple clinical tool to inform the decision-making process to refer elderly incident dialysis patients for kidney transplant evaluation 6EA 2415, Biostatistique, Epidémiologie et Santé Publique, Institut Universitaire de Recherche Clinique, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France Correspondence: Olivier Moranne, Nice University Hospital, Nephrology-Dialysis-Transplantation, Service de CHU Nice, Nice, France. E-mail: moranne.o@chu-nice.fr ; moranneo@outlook.fr Patients over the age of 70 constitute the fastest growing segment of the ESKD population worldwide, but most of them are not considered candidates for kidney transplantation .

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  3. Autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD): executive...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Vicente E. Torres, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. E-mail: torres.vicente@mayo.edu ; Olivier Devuyst, Institute of Physiology, Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich CH-8057, Switzerland.

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  4. Smaller caliber renal arteries are a novel feature of uromodulin-associated kidney diseaseRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Aleksander Prejbisz, Department of Hypertension, Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42, Warsaw 04-628, Poland. E-mail: aprejbisz@ikard.pl ; Lorenz Sellin, Department of Nephrology, Medical School, Heinrich Heine University, University Hospital Duesseldorf, Moorenstr.

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  5. A comparison of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging shows that...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kidney International

    A comparison of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging shows that kidney length predicts chronic kidney disease in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease Correspondence: Arlene B. Chapman, Emory University, Nephrology, 1364 Clifton Road, Suite GG23, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA. E-mail: arlene.chapman@emoryhealthcare.org Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is marked by gradual renal cyst and kidney enlargement and ultimately renal failure.

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  6. Current treatment practice and outcomes. Report of the hyponatremia registryRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kidney International

    ... Medical Center and School of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA Correspondence: Arthur Greenberg, Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Suite 605, Durham, 27705 North Carolina, USA. E-mail: ...

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  7. High estimated pulmonary artery systolic pressure predicts adverse...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kidney International

    2Department of Internal Medicine IV, Nephrology and Hypertension, Saarland University Medical Center and Saarland University Faculty of Medicine, Homburg, Germany High estimated pulmonary artery systolic pressure (ePASP) is an established risk factor ...

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  8. Macrophage and epithelial cell H-ferritin expression regulates renal inflammationRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Anupam Agarwal, Nephrology Research and Training Center, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, THT 647, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA. E-mail: agarwal@uab.edu Inflammation culminating in fibrosis contributes to progressive kidney disease.

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  9. Quintiles Doc Rescues Unconscious Woman On Long-Haul Airline FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I'm a pharmacologist, freelance science and medical writer, educator, and speaker with a passion for public understanding of science and medicine. I earned a Ph.D. in pharmacology and therapeutics from the University of Florida and a B.S. in toxicology from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science.

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  10. An in-flight rescue: Quintiles physician saves passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Local Tech Wire

    When a medical emergency occurred on an international flight from London to India recently, the crew received a rapid response from a Quintiles physician and her husband- also a doctor. They saved a woman and helped her husband.

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  11. Newcastle University pioneering research into rare kidney condition is published todayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    ... generations who are likely to inherit the disease. The research is being led by Dr John Sayer, a lecturer in nephrology at the university and a specialist at the Freeman Hospital. He said: "People are born with cystinuria, however the condition can ...

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  12. Celebrate Doctor's Day with HospitalSoftwareShop Offering 24% Discount & Assured Gift on SoftwareRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    HospitalSoftwareShop.com, listed amongst India's 20 Most Promising Healthcare Software Companies is a credible destination for buying Software for Hospitals - Multi-specialty & Super-specialty,Eye Hospitals, IVF,All Clinics PRLog - June 29, 2015 - INDORE, India -- Doctors lead a Hectic Lifestyle to Keep Us Healthy. As a result they hardly get Any Time to Take Care of Their Own Health.

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  13. Contract Research Organization Receives Large Investment From Asian Equity FirmRead the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    With access to these funds, WCCT Global is pursuing both strategic organic expansion and new research capabilities within , with the intent of improving their early and late phase contract research services in the areas of influenza, respiratory, ophthalmology, nephrology, rare diseases, and oncology, expanding their unique patient recruitment models, and acquiring new sites that give access to special populations. stated, "We are pleased to move into this exciting chapter as WCCT Global continues to grow through strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

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  14. ...Read MoreRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Creative Mac

    These include the release of an iPad application for dialysis rounding, improvements to the Falcon Physician Platinum electronic health record that resulted in time-savings for users, Meaningful Use Stage 2 certification for Falcon Physician tools, and creation of a smartphone app for dialysis order review and signing as well as access to patient summaries 99-FALCON. Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

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  15. Researchers closer to ending debate around Lyme disease and ticks in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    As debate surrounding whether Lyme disease is associated with tick bites in Australia continues to rage, a team of Murdoch University researchers, together with colleagues at the University of Sydney and Curtin University, have made a discovery that helps solve part of the puzzle. The research has provided new information about the bacteria associated with the Australian paralysis tick and their potential to cause disease in people.

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  16. Falcon Physician wins Gold Stevie Award in Information Technology Department of the Year categoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    Falcon Physician was presented with a Gold Stevie Award in the Information Technology Department of the Year category at the 13th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago. Falcon Physician was nominated for the award thanks to several major achievements in 2014.

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  17. Finding a pathway to better palliative care for kidney patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    For as long as she's been a physician, Sara Davison has been passionate about improving the lives of her patients. A trained nephrologist and professor in the University of Alberta's Department of Medicine, she says she's driven to make a lasting difference in their care.

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  18. Falcon Physician Honored As Gold StevieA Award Winner In 2015 American Business AwardsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    These include the release of an iPad application for dialysis rounding, improvements to the Falcon Physician Platinum electronic health record that resulted in time-savings for users, Meaningful Use Stage 2 certification for Falcon Physician tools, and creation of a smartphone app for dialysis order review and signing as well as access to patient summaries (released in "Our development department went above and beyond the call of duty this year to provide tools that offer a better experience for nephrologists in order to improve patient care," said , Falcon Physician vice president.

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  19. Nightingales Home Health Services Partners with DaVita for Home NephrocareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AndhraNews

    Nightingales Home Health Services, an enterprise of Medwell Ventures and the pioneer of specialty home healthcare in India today announced its association with DaVita, the global major in kidney care and the largest chain of standalone dialysis and kidney care centres in India. DaVita is a leading provider of dialysis services in the United States through 2,197 outpatient dialysis centres and also operates 93 outpatient dialysis centres across 10 countries.

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  20. New Market Research Report: Janssen Biotech, Inc. - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    ... a pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets prescription drugs in the areas of immunology, nephrology and oncology. The company's products include remicade infliximab, stelara ustekinumab, simponi aria golimumab, procrit epoetin ...

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