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2010-04-13 15:01:11

A new consensus statement on adult malnutrition suggests classifying patients in three categories related to the cause of malnutrition, according to an international committee of nutrition researchers.

2009-12-02 11:20:40

It is thought that the elevated levels of urea (the byproduct of protein breakdown that is excreted in the urine) in patients with end-stage kidney failure are not particularly toxic.

2009-09-16 07:36:06

Patients who sustain injury to their kidneys and require in-hospital dialysis are three times more likely to need long-term dialysis later in life compared to those without a history of this condition.

2009-09-14 16:23:33

Canadian researchers said intensive nightly home hemodialysis may effectively treat kidney failure.

2009-07-24 07:20:00

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication in patients in intensive care.

2009-07-24 07:18:45

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an ever-present danger to patients in intensive care. A new laboratory test called urine neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (NGAL) helps predict if patients will develop acute kidney injury.

2008-11-12 09:00:45

Pervasis Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering biologically active therapies and devices to treat serious illnesses, today announced that safety and efficacy data from the Company's Phase 1 and Phase 2 V-HEALTH (Vascular intimal Hyperplasia: Extending Arterial and venous patency, Limiting vascular Trauma, and inhibiting Hyperplasia while re-establishing vascular health) trials will be presented at the 35th Annual VEITHsymposium(TM) in New York City, New York.

2008-09-05 09:00:08

Medivisor, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MVSR) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Cura Pharmaceutical, Co. Inc to market the product Albumax, a whey protein isolate formula that makes it easy for kidney disorder patients to reach their daily requirements of high quality protein in their diet.

2008-09-02 06:00:06

BOOTHWYN, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients requiring hemodialysis, considered Stage 5 CKD, is growing every year in spite of medical advances. This growth is fueled by the aging baby boomer population and the diabetes epidemic in the United States.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.