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2014-10-29 08:33:50

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute (Rogosin) announces the opening of the dialysis facility at the recently opened Maurice R. & Corinne P. Greenberg Center for Integrative Healthcare at 619 West 54(th) Street. Rogosin's newest, state-of-the-art dialysis unit provides expanded in-center hemodialysis and home dialysis options closer to home for patients who live on the West Side of Manhattan. The Center is now accepting new patients and can...

2014-10-28 23:06:12

Global Renal Dialysis Market 2014-2018 is the new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/312564-global-renal-dialysis-market-2014-2018.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Expanding economies in the APAC region are one of the main trends witnessed in this market. Governments in emerging countries are making efforts to improve healthcare structures that are benefitting the Renal Dialysis market. Analysts forecast the Global...

2014-10-27 04:22:05

STOCKHOLM, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key patent granted in Japan Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, has had an important patent for its late-stage clinical candidate Nefecon(R) granted in Japan (5608641). Key patents protecting Nefecon have also been granted in the United States, Europe, China and Hong Kong, giving Pharmalink strong patent protection for Nefecon in key pharmaceutical...

2014-10-22 20:23:41

Resolves all Pending Issues Regarding Joint Ventures in Question DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), today announced it has finalized its comprehensive settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and certain other federal agencies regarding allegations of improperly structured joint ventures with certain physician partners. As announced in February of this year, DaVita Kidney Care will be subject to...

2014-10-21 08:32:47

Renowned Nephrologist to Head Up Hospital Services Group DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that the company has named John Wigneswaran, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical affairs for hospital services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO "I am looking forward to joining an extraordinary team of...

2014-10-16 12:29:37

Reliant Renal Care Opens a New Freestanding Home Training Program in Bessemer, Alabama MEDIA, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Renal Care, Inc. (RRC) announces the opening of the RRC-Bessemer Home Choice(TM) Training Center at 650 9(th) Avenue, Suite 104 Bessemer, AL. After passing all regulatory requirements without any deficiencies, our state-of- the- art, all-inclusive home dialysis training center is now admitting patients. The Center focuses on the unique needs of...

2014-10-16 08:31:05

Annual Event Brings Kidney Community Together to Honor Inspirational Patients and Caregivers Who Are Leading the Fight Against Kidney Disease WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund will host its sixth annual gala, The Hope Affair, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. This year's event, themed "Sharing the Journey," will be emceed by Emmy Award-winning FOX 5 news anchor Shawn Yancy. "The Hope Affair...

2014-10-15 12:31:34

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariel Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage therapeutic company focusing on Bone Morphogenetic Protein-7 and its application in Osteoarthritis (OA) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued two new patents related to BMP-7 in OA and CKD. The newly issued patents expand the already large intellectual property estate surrounding BMP-7, which include over 450 issues and pending...

2014-10-15 12:30:56

Reliant Renal Care Opens a New Freestanding Home Dialysis Training Program in Lapeer, Michigan MEDIA, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Renal Care, Inc. (RRC) announces the opening of the RRC-Lapeer Home Choice(TM) Training Center at 582 S. Main Street, Lapeer MI. Our state of the art, all-inclusive home dialysis training center is now admitting patients after passing all regulatory requirements without deficiencies. The Center is focused on the unique needs of patients who...

2014-10-15 08:29:40

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PCCI and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center announce the award of a UH2 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to engage in a collaboration to improve chronic disease management for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes mellitus and hypertension. The nearly $5.8 million grant, "Improving Chronic Disease Management with Pieces(TM)," is coordinated by the NIH Common Fund, which supports "exceptionally high...


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