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2014-09-18 08:29:26

-ATHENA to Shed Light on Rare, Life-Threatening Kidney Disease - LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, announced today it has initiated its ATHENA natural history of disease study in patients with Alport syndrome, a life-threatening genetic kidney disease with no approved therapy. The ATHENA study is designed to...

2014-09-18 08:28:39

Nurses Serve as the Heart of Care Delivery DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, recognizes its over 13,000 nephrology nurses during Nephrology Nurses Week, Sept. 14-20, 2014. Nephrology nurses are part of a dedicated clinical team that specializes in providing life-sustaining care for patients with kidney disease or abnormal kidney function. Nephrology...

2014-09-18 00:20:57

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Report on Hemodialysis Industry in China, 2014-2018 is a new market intelligence study of 50 pages, published in September 2014 and now available with LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com. As Chinese economy develops with increasing income per capita and payment ability of hemodialysis patients, the industry will develop rapidly in the future. The costs of hemodialysis consist of instruments, drugs and services with the...

2014-09-17 16:27:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients at DSI McMinnville Dialysis clinic now have another option when it comes to choosing a dialysis treatment that is right for them. DSI Renal, a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, announced today that their McMinnville location will now offer patients the opportunity to receive treatment at home through their Peritoneal Dialysis program. DSI McMinnville will also provide...

2014-09-15 16:26:49

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialysis is a life-sustaining process that purifies the blood of kidney failure patient by cleaning waste products, removing extra fluids and by controlling the body's fluidic levels. Dialysis products and services market would be experiencing impressive growth majorly due to rising prevalence of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) and rapidly rising diabetic population. This report studies the global market for dialysis products and services from...

2014-09-12 16:24:00

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8gn27f/dialysis_products) has announced the addition of the "Global Dialysis Products and Services (Hemodialysis Products, Peritoneal Dialysis Products; In-center Dialysis Services and Home Dialysis Services) Market - Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8gn27f/dialysis_products ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-09-12 08:25:05

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now in its 12th year of providing a voice for people who have kidney disease and are passionate about writing, Renal Support Network (RSN) announces the winners of its Annual Essay Contest. This year's theme was "Explain a Choice You've Made to Improve your Health and How It Could Benefit Others." Entrants needed to meet only one qualification-- to have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Essays were submitted from patients...

2014-09-10 08:30:28

Portability of System One allows four riders to travel to Oregon and dialyze during the ride LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, is proud to support four kidney failure patients performing home hemodialysis (HHD) treatment with the NxStage® System One(TM) as they ride in the eighth annual Tour DaVita®. Beginning on September 14 in Oregon, each patient will bike up to 257 miles...

2014-09-09 08:30:32

Individuals Ride to Raise Awareness of Kidney Disease and Funds for Medical Missions During Three-Day Event DENVER, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, today announced that the eighth annual Tour DaVita® - a three-day, 250-mile bike ride to raise awareness of kidney disease and funds for medical missions in the United States and abroad - will kick off on September 14 at...

2014-09-04 08:30:08

DENVER, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, will host an online Google+ Hangout on Air called "Kidney Diet Tips: Diabetes Edition" on Monday, Sept. 8 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. The online event will feature dietitians who specialize in kidney- and diabetes-friendly diets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO Kidney Diet Tips:...


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