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  1. Queen's Medical Center West Oahu expanding services to meet growing demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    It's been a little more than a year since Leeward Oahu's only acute-care hospital reopened, and officials with The Queen's Medical Center West Oahu are already planning to expand services to serve the area's growing population. Susan Murray , senior vice president for the West Oahu region and chief operating officer of the West Oahu hospital, said there are plans to bring in five new physicians this year, including a nephrologist, neurologist, surgeon, cardiologist and another gastroenterologist to meet demand.

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  2. Medics gear up for Cardiff 10k by prescribing more trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | IcNetwork

    Medical staff at Wales' biggest hospital are ditching the scrubs for running shorts to compete against each other in next month's Cardiff 10k in support of race organisers, the Kidney Wales Foundation. This year the Dialysis and Nephrology team at the University Hospital of Wales are competing in the Cardiff 10k in support of the thousands of dialysis and transplant patients they treat every year.

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  3. Scientists develop novel technique for kidney researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Science Blog

    ... technique to peer deep into these vital organs. Using a mouse model, the Yale team, led by professor of nephrology Dr. Robert Safirstein, administered doses of cisplatin two weeks apart. To examine the effect of the drug on kidneys, the researchers ...

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  4. Comparison of Glomerular and Podocyte mRNA Profiles in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes.Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | CiteULike

    ... lus may not represent that in podocytes in the diabetic kidney. Copyright A 2015 by the American Society of Nephrology.

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  5. Market Report: Hyperphosphatemia Drug Auryxia Is Slow to Catch OnRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | P&T Community

    A new survey conducted by the market research company Spherix indicates that familiarity with the hyperphosphatemia treatment Auryxia remains low. Market access also appears to be a barrier, which is not only hindering new patient starts, but also triggering discontinuations of Auryxia therapy.

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  6. Dubai Health Authority to host several visiting doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | AME Info

    In line with its policy to continue providing specialized medical care to the population of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority will host several visiting doctors who are currently practicing medicine in countries such as Belgium and Italy. Abdulrahman Mohammad Al Owghani, Director of General Foreign Relations and Media Department at the DHA said that the doctors will provide consultation to patients in DHA Hospitals and are specialized in fields such as neurology and pediatric nephrology.

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  7. For patients' sake, Ottawa must tackle health-care gaps and silosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Chronicle Herald

    "As the election approaches, it is time for federal leaders to at last guarantee fair treatment of patients and physicians by their provinces, and take a more active role in developing a pharmacare program, assisting with disease screening and prevention and dealing with the issues of an aging population," writes Dr. Charles S. Shaver. The Canadian Medical Association is now meeting in Halifax.

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  8. Children's Hospitals Shift from CT Scans for Common Childhood Health ProblemsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Sys-Con Media

    ... in the top 10 for all 10 pediatric specialties, including a #1 ranking in pulmonology and #2 in cancer and in nephrology. Cincinnati Children's, a non-profit organization, is one of the top three recipients of pediatric research grants from the ...

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  9. Economics lecturer for kidney transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Daily Monitor

    Tayebwa, 53, was diagnosed with a chronic kidney disease in addition to diabetes mellitus and hypertension. He has suffered from diabetes and hypertension for about 15 years until he developed kidney failure recently.

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  10. North Country patients benefit from DHMC TelehealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | UnionLeader.com

    ... appointment with him doesn't have to be. In March, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in conjunction with its Nephrology and Hypertension section and the D-H Center for Telehealth, launched a chronic kidney disease program. Kidney patients can go ...

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  11. Antibodies in the blood provide clues to transplant recipients' likelihood of rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Medical News Today

    Among kidney transplant recipients, patients with mostly IgG3 donor-specific HLA antibodies had a higher likelihood of organ rejection soon after transplantation. The dominant antibody type present in the blood of transplant recipients may indicate their likelihood of experiencing organ rejection, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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  12. Localization of APOL1 protein and mRNA in the human kidney:...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | CiteULike

    ... s and APOL1 uptake from the circulation or glomerular filtrate. Copyright A 2015 by the American Society of Nephrology.

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  13. Antibodies in the Blood Provide Clues to Kidney Transplant Recipients' Likelihood of RejectionRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Newswise

    The dominant antibody type present in the blood of transplant recipients may indicate their likelihood of experiencing organ rejection, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology . The findings may help doctors identify patients who need aggressive treatments to safeguard the health of their new organ.

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  14. Transplant Donors And Recipients Want To Know About Each Others' HealthRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Scientific Blogging

    ... urrent practices and policies should be considered." Published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology ( CJASN ).

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  15. Kidney Donors, Recipients Want to Know More About Each OtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | MedicineNet

    ... was not allowed to donate, according to the study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology . "The current model of health care decision-making and information disclosure assumes an isolated autonomous individual who ...

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  16. Selecting a strategy for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | CiteULike

    Selecting a strategy for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in clinical practice: an evaluation of different clinical practice guidelines using the AGREE tool. Contrast-induced acute kidney injury is a potential complication of radio-contrast investigations.

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  17. What nephrologists need to know about antiphospholipid syndrome.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disorder characterized by recurrent arterial or venous thrombosis and/or pregnancy losses, in the presence of persistently elevated levels of anticardiolipin antibodies and/or evidence of circulating lupus anticoagulant .

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  18. Mount Sinai Launches Home Hemodialysis ProgramRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Newswise

    The Department of Medicine and Division of Nephrology of the Mount Sinai Health System have launched a new Home Hemodialysis Dialysis program. The program, available to all physically able patients undergoing hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis treatment throughout the Mount Sinai Health System, is part of a trend toward more home dialysis in the United States.

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  19. Mount Sinai Opens Dialysis and Renal Treatment CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Newswise

    The Division of Nephrology of The Mount Sinai Health System has marked the opening of the Mount Sinai Kidney Center at East River Plaza with a formal ribbon cutting, which took place on Wednesday, August 12. The new facility, located at 117th Street in East Harlem, will provide dialysis treatment with fully modern equipment. Adjacent to the FDR Drive and close to the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, the Center is easily accessible public transportation, and replaces The Mount Sinai Hospital's dialysis clinic which was located on East 94th Street.

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  20. A kidney stone primerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Newsday

    Drinking water is key to preventing kidney stones, which are more prevalent in the summer due to heat, humidity and lack of proper hydration, according to Mayo Clinic nephrologist William Haley. Photo Credit: Dreamstime Drinking water is key to preventing kidney stones, which are more prevalent in the summer due to heat, humidity and lack of proper hydration, according to Mayo Clinic nephrologist William Haley.

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