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  1. The relationship between estimated sodium and potassium excretion and subsequent renal outcomesRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Kidney International

    3Department of Nephrology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Correspondence: Andrew Smyth, Population Health Research ...

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  2. Plasma endocan levels associate with inflammation, vascular...Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Mehmet Kanbay, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Istanbul Medeniyet Universitesi, Goztepe Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi, Kadikoy, Istanbul 03490, Turkey. E-mail: drkanbay@yahoo.com Plasma endocan levels are elevated in a large number of diseases, and may reflect endothelial cell dysfunction.

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  3. Medtronic agrees to divest Covidien drug-coated balloon catheter businessRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... cardiac arrhythmias in patients receiving dialysis. "Medtronic recently announced data at the American Society of Nephrology meeting that showed a higher incidence of arrhythmias in patients receiving hemodialysis," said Ven Manda, vice president, ...

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  4. Tracking The Flu Via The CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Forbes.com

    I initiated regular coverage of the biotech industry at Forbes, and wrote many of the early stories on genomics, personalized medicine, and the automation of drug making. I also launched the Arabic edition of Forbes, and oversaw what became highly influential lists in the Middle East, such as the 50 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen.

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  5. Presence of certain proteins in HDL can lead to cardiovascular riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Medical News

    A current study by the MedUni Vienna has shown that changes to the "good cholesterol" HDL can be associated with cardiovascular diseases: by developing a new laboratory test, scientists at the Institute of Medical Genetics and the Department of Nephrology & Dialysis at the MedUni Vienna have demonstrated for the first time that the presence of certain proteins in the HDL can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. HDL is a class of proteins that plays a key role in the body's metabolism of cholesterol. 1 comment

  6. ZS Pharma announces publication of results from phase 3 study of ZS-9 in patients with hyperkalemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... Results from this study were presented at a late breaking clinical trials session at the American Society of Nephrology meeting in 2013. The Company has also completed its second Phase 3 clinical trial of ZS-9, HARMONIZE, which was a randomized, ...

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  7. Digital Health IPOs Continue To DisappointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Forbes.com

    I initiated regular coverage of the biotech industry at Forbes, and wrote many of the early stories on genomics, personalized medicine, and the automation of drug making. I also launched the Arabic edition of Forbes, and oversaw what became highly influential lists in the Middle East, such as the 50 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen.

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  8. High potassium levels reduced in chronic kidney disease patients by investigational drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... the study's principal investigator, Matthew R. Weir, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Division of Nephrology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. "Their kidneys are unable to remove potassium from the body effectively, and ...

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  9. An Online CME Activity: Hyponatremia: Detection and Management in the Hospital SettingRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Dr. Ladan Golestaneh, Associate Professor of Medicine (Adult Nephrology) from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center will present this program. After attending this online activity participating physicians should be able ...

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  10. Study finds most older adults qualify for statin therapy under new cholesterol guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... by current guidelines, reports a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology ( JASN ). A study from UT Southwestern researchers found that recently introduced cholesterol guidelines would significantly ...

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  11. AAMC Names Janis M. Orlowski, M.D., MACP, as Chief Health Care OfficerRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... She received her M.D. degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her residency training in nephrology at Rush University Medical Center. The Association of American Medical Colleges is a not-for-profit association representing all ...

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  12. UL professor awarded HRB grant to improve understanding of Acute Kidney InjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Medical News

    ... term outcomes" said Professor Stack who gave an oral presentation on this initiative at the American Society of Nephrology in Philadelphia, USA on Nov 15th 2014. Professor Stack added: "We are delighted to accept this 3-year HRB Award, which will ...

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  13. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 Decreases Formation and Severity of...Read the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences , Graduate Center for Toxicology , and Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine , University of Kentucky, Lexington; Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC ; and Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO . Correspondence to Lisa A. Cassis, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky, Room 521b, Wethington Bldg, 900 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40536.

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  14. Living kidney donors more likely to be diagnosed with high BP or preeclampsia once pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... a kidney, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results provide good news for patients ... Socioeconomic status is a more important barrier to living kidney ...

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  15. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Trade Name Auryxia for Ferric CitrateRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | BioSpace

    Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovative therapies to market for patients with renal disease, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the trade name Auryxiaa for its FDA-approved ferric citrate. Auryxia, an iron-based phosphate binder, was approved by the FDA to control serum phosphorus levels in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis in September 2014.

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  16. Going After The 'Hot Spotters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Forbes.com

    I initiated regular coverage of the biotech industry at Forbes, and wrote many of the early stories on genomics, personalized medicine, and the automation of drug making. I also launched the Arabic edition of Forbes, and oversaw what became highly influential lists in the Middle East, such as the 50 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen.

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  17. Keryx announces results from Ferric Citrate phase 3 long-term safety extension studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Medical News Today

    Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced results from a 48-week Open Label Extension safety study in which Ferric Citrate demonstrated long-term safety and efficacy in dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease patients with elevated serum phosphorus levels, or hyperphosphatemia. The OLE findings were presented as a late-breaking poster at the 2014 American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

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  18. Kidney function likely affected by perceived racial discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... and their potential contributions to the initiation and progression of kidney disease." MLA American Society of Nephrology. "Kidney function likely affected by perceived racial discrimination ." Medical News Today . MediLexicon, Intl., 19 Nov. 2014. ...

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  19. Potassium additives may make low-sodium meats unsafe for patients with kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... study was funded by a research grant from the Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research. MLA American Society of Nephrology. "Potassium additives may make low-sodium meats unsafe for patients with kidney disease." Medical News Today . MediLexicon, ...

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  20. Protecting your kidneys through healthy eatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... and relatively low cost, which would supplement current pharmaceutical-based approaches." MLA American Society of Nephrology. "Protecting your kidneys through healthy eating." Medical News Today . MediLexicon, Intl., 19 Nov. 2014. Web. 19 Nov. 2014. ...

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