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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
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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