Nephrology Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Discovery of biomarkers for the prognosis of chronic kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Currently, there is no effective method to predict the prognosis of chronic kidney disease patients. Tomonori Kimura and Yoshitaka Isaka, researchers in Department of Nephrology, Osaka University, found that measuring D-amino acids, which present only trace in human, provides prognostic information of CKD.

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  2. Know When to See a Specialist for Kidney Health ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Statecollege.com

    Nephrology is the branch of medical science that deals with the kidneys. This includes normal function, as well as abnormalities, including disorders of fluid and electrolyte balance, high blood pressure, kidney and bladder stones, kidney infections, kidney failure, kidney cysts and cancers of the kidney, bladder and urethra.

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  3. Assessment of the RIFLE criteria for the diagnosis of Acute Kidney...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | BioMed Central

    ... diseases; nephrotoxins and obstetric and surgical complications [ ]. Consequently, the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) introduced the ISN 0 by 25 to reduce the occurrence and impact of AKI [ A standard way of diagnosing AKI has been ...

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  4. Cross-sectional survey in CKD patients across Europe describing the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | BioMed Central

    Deteriorating renal function in chronic kidney disease patients is commonly associated with reduced haemoglobin levels, adding to the already considerable humanistic burden of CKD. This analysis evaluated the impact of anaemia on disease burden in patients with CKD stages 3-4, and in those on dialysis.

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  5. American Society of Nephrology and US Food and Drug Administration...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Newswise

    The American Society of Nephrology is pleased to announce its latest ASN Kidney News podcast is now available for free download on its website. The podcast explores the topic of disparities in clinical trials with a focus on why it is a problem as well as various programs and potential solutions to improve diversity.

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  6. The dialysis industry is a microcosm of what ails the health care systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Kevin, M.D.

    If you want to understand what ails the U.S. health care system, look no farther than the dialysis industry. A recent New York Times article, " UnitedHealthcare Sues Dialysis Chain Over Billing ," provides a pre-made case study.

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  7. Novel Therapeutic Role for Dipeptidyl Peptidase III in the Treatment...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Circulation

    From the Division of Molecular Medical Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology , Division of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, and Neurology, Department of Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan ; Chemistry Division, Department of Chemistry, Biology and Marine Science, Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara-cho, Japan ; and Department of Emergency, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Xinjiang, China . Correspondence to Hisakazu Ogita, Division of Molecular Medical Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowa-cho, Otsu, Shiga 520-2192, Japan.

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  8. Relypsa Rumble Post-Mortem - Sum Of Parts ValuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Seeking Alpha

    At the end of June, fellow SA author Bret Jensen and I agreed to friendly wager on Relypsa being acquired with the loser to pen a mea culpa article. In this article, I illustrate the significant value to a strategic acquirer beyond Veltassa in a sum of parts valuation.

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  9. American Society of Nephrology quiz and questionnaire 2014: acid-base and electrolyte disorders.Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | 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. The Nephrology Quiz and Questionnaire remains an extremely popular session for attendees of the Annual Kidney Week Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology.

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  10. A look behind the scenes of a kidney transplant: Oakville forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | InsideHalton.com

    It takes a village to perform a kidney transplant, so Halton Healthcare held an information session at the Oakville hospital July 12. In partnership with its Renal Program, HH organized the Kidney Transplant Information forum to give renal patients and their families an opportunity to learn more about transplant options and processes and ask questions to four health-care professionals - Dr. Sanjay Pendaya, HHS nephrologist, Bianca Boarca, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital hemodialysis nurse, Michelle Snyder, member of Trillium Gift of Life Network's hospital development team, and Sharon Shavel, social worker at St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and a kidney transplant recipient, Merja Calder. 1 comment

  11. Chelmsford doc's life-and-death drama being made into TV pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Lowell Sun

    If you visited a corner of Heywood Hospital's third floor at some point in the last two weeks, there's a good chance that the people you saw walking around in white coats weren't actually doctors. During that time, the currently unoccupied section of the hospital was transformed into something completely new: the setting of "Death's Door," a new TV series that has been filming its pilot episode in Gardner.

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  12. The Non-Dialysis Chronic Renal Insufficiency study (ND-CRIS): an open ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | BioMed Central

    Chronic kidney disease amounts to a heavy burden for health services. There is no long-running epidemiological tool for CKD before dialysis.

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  13. Scientists discover group of genes that can help predict damage in transplanted kidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Medical News

    ... Murphy, System Chair of Medicine for the Mount Sinai Health System and Murray M. Rosenberg Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the lead investigator on the study. "By helping us better understand ...

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  14. Researchers identify way to predict and prevent damage in donated kidneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Murphy, System Chair of Medicine for the Mount Sinai Health System and Murray M. Rosenberg Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the lead investigator on the study. "By helping us better understand ...

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  15. Mount Sinai researchers identify way to predict and prevent damage in donated kidneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | EurekAlert!

    ... Murphy, System Chair of Medicine for the Mount Sinai Health System and Murray M. Rosenberg Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the lead investigator on the study. "By helping us better understand ...

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  16. A life-and-death dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    BREAK FROM THE ACTION: Actor Enrico Colantoni, playing Dr. Mark Corbin, snaps a selfie with crew members during filming of an independent television pilot, "Deaths Door," at Heywood Hospital in Gardner on Thursday afternoon. Production crews from Los Angeles are working on the show, based on a book by Dr. Sebastian Sepulveda, a primary care/nephrologist from Chelmsford.

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  17. Retained metabolites may contribute to impaired cognitive function in kidney failure patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Medical News

    Retention of certain metabolites in the blood may contribute to cognitive impairment in patients with kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology . The findings may lead to interventions to safeguard the mental health of patients with poor kidney function.

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  18. Kidney transplant risk can be predicted after 'landmark' researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | ABC News

    Australian and American researchers have identified several genes that hold the key to determining the future outcome of a kidney transplant, in what has been described as a landmark breakthrough in medical research. Experts at Sydney's Westmead Institute and New York's Mount Sinai Medical School have isolated 13 genes that can predict whether patients are at risk of organ damage after a kidney transplant.

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  19. A Patient with Abnormal Kidney Function and a Monoclonal Light Chain in the Urine.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | CiteULike

    ... en monoclonal gammopathy-associated renal disease is suspected. Copyright A 2016 by the American Society of Nephrology.

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  20. Recognizing IgG4-related tubulointerstitial nephritis.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | 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. Immunoglobulin G4-related disease is a systemic fibroinflammatory disorder affecting nearly all organs, including the kidney.

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