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A new systematic assessment of malnutrition, created by researchers at Penn State, will aid dietitians and other health care providers in diagnosis and treatment.
Two seemingly similar blood pressure–lowering drugs have different effects on the heart health of dialysis patients.
LAWRENCE, Mass., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc.
The kidneys are responsible for filtering waste products from the blood, and when renal failure occurs and the kidneys can no longer work adequately, dialysis is used to substitute many of the organâ€™s normal duties.
Patients who are starting dialysis too early are at an increased risk of death.
Recent guidelines that recommend that kidney disease patients start dialysis before their kidney function has significantly declined may potentially cause harm to patients.
Kidney disease patients are healthier and live longer if they've beefed up their muscles.
EXTON, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published its Special Report: Referrals in Nephrology II. This report is based on online survey results from over 300 physicians.
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