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  1. Elevated Ejection-Phase Myocardial Wall Stress in Children With Chronic Kidney Disease [Kidney]Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, King's College London British Heart Foundation Centre, London, United Kingdom ; and Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Department of Paediatric Nephrology , Evelina London Children's Hospital, London, United Kingdom. Myocardial wall stress is thought to be the mechanical stimulus to ventricular hypertrophy.

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  2. Chiasma Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Recent Business HighlightsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... Company from Amgen, where he served most recently as vice president of marketing for the U.S. inflammation and nephrology business unit. He has worked in a variety of roles at Amgen since 1999 and has more than 20 years of experience in the ...

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  3. Migration of smooth muscle cells from the arterial anastomosis of...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Kidney International

    3Department of Surgery, Pathology and Radiology and Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati VAMC, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Correspondence: Jizhong Cheng, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, ...

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  4. Renal fibrosis is not reduced by blocking transforming growth...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Leslie Gewin, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Room S3304 MCN, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA. E-mail: [email protected] Transforming growth factor-β strongly promotes renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis, but the cellular target that mediates its profibrotic actions has not been clearly identified.

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  5. Evidence for antifibrotic incretin-independent effects of the DPP-4 inhibitor linagliptinRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Michael Zeisberg, Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Göttingen University Medical Center, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Göttingen, Germany. E-mail: [email protected] Among gliptins, linagliptin is unique, because decreased glomerular filtration rate does not require dose reduction.

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  6. IgM exacerbates glomerular disease progression in complement-induced glomerulopathyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Sarah E. Panzer, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1685 Highland Avenue, Suite 5000, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA. E-mail: [email protected] Although glomerular immunoglobulin M deposition occurs in a variety of glomerular diseases, the mechanism of deposition and its clinical significance remain controversial.

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  7. Executive summary of the KDIGO Controversies Conference on Supportive ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Sara N. Davison, Division of Nephrology and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, T6G 2G3, Alberta, Canada. E-mail: [email protected] Patients with advanced chronic kidney disease have a high burden of physical and psychosocial symptoms, poor outcomes, and high costs of care.

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  8. CD154-CD40 T-cell co-stimulation pathway is a key mechanism in kidney ischemia-reperfusion injuryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kidney International

    1Experimental Nephrology, Departament de Ciències Clíniques, Universitat de Barcelona, Institut d’investigació biomedica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL), Hospitalet Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain 2Medical and Molecular Genetics ...

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  9. Risk factors for loss of residual renal function in children treated with chronic peritoneal dialysisRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Franz Schaefer, Pediatric Nephrology Division, Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Heidelberg University Hospital, Im Neuenheimer Feld 430, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany. E-mail: [email protected] In dialyzed patients, preservation of residual renal function is associated with better survival, lower morbidity, and greater quality of life.

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  10. New therapy offers hope for halting the progression of diabetic kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... with diabetes, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). ... Kidney disease poses one of the greatest burdens for people living with type 1 diabetes. A study newly awarded by the ...

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  11. Faysal Bank donates Rs 10m to SIUTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Faysal Bank Limited President & CEO Nauman Ansari visited Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation where Head of SIUT Dr Adeebul Hasan Rizvi and his crew warmly received him. Dr Rizvi took the FBL president to the Transplant, Pediatric Urology & Nephrology, Oncology and several other departments for orientation purposes and briefed him on the integrated healthcare services being extended absolutely free to the patients who come to SIUT from all corners of Pakistan.

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  12. Bayer Moves to Phase III Studies After Finerenone Cuts Deaths in Mid-Stage TrialRead the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    ... disease is based on promising data from the Phase IIb ARTS-DN study, which was presented at the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) in March this year. ARTS-DN included 823 patients with type 2 diabetes and the clinical diagnosis of diabetic kidney ...

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  13. Kidney disease health costs soar: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NEWS.com.au

    ... Associate Dean, in the Medical Journal of Australia. Co-authored by Dr Titi Chen, Liverpool Hospital advanced nephrology trainee, the article says more than 20,000 people have end-stage kidney disease and 1.7 million adults have indicators of the ...

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  14. High blood pressure in pregnancy tied to family riskRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... 1,400 female and more than 900 male siblings, according to a report in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. About 72 percent of women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy ended up developing it again before age 60, compared to ...

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  15. This Week In Pharma: Keryx's Sluggish Drug Launch Vs. Excitement At Valeant And PalatinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Seeking Alpha

    In my new column, I will present my questions on 2 hot biotech stocks. Based on your votes, I'll interview an expert and post it in my premium channel.

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  16. Speeding up kidney - transplantsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Gleaner

    Although I'm an adult nephrologist and don't treat children with kidney failure, I'd like to suggest that radically decreasing the number of adults with kidney failure would free up more kidneys to be transplanted into children. About 20 years ago, I worked out how to reverse early-stage kidney disease in adults because of diabetes or high blood pressure.

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  17. Transplant patient needs new kidney sooner than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KETV-TV

    We first introduced you to Laila in April of 2012 when she was waiting for a new kidney. Doctors say Laila has unique antibodies in her blood which makes it harder to match her with a donor.

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  18. FDA to discuss albumin shortage with producers todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | DNA India

    Mumbai has been facing acute shortage of this drug for last one year forcing the patients' relatives to run pillar to post and also pay extra money. Taking a serious cognisance of dna report 'Mumbai faces albumin shortage' state's Food and Drug Administration will meet the producer of the product on Friday.

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  19. Women with Hypertension in Pregnancy and Their Siblings Face Increased Risk of Heart DiseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newswise

    ... long-term metabolic and vascular abnormalities. A study appearing in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) now provides some insights. To investigate the issue, a team led by Tracey Weissgerber, PhD and Vesna Garovic, MD (Mayo ...

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  20. Pregnant women with hypertension and their siblings face increased risk of heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | EurekAlert!

    ... long-term metabolic and vascular abnormalities. A study appearing in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) now provides some insights. To investigate the issue, a team led by Tracey Weissgerber, PhD and Vesna Garovic, MD (Mayo ...

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