Latest Chronic kidney disease Stories

NIH Issues New Blood Pressure Medication Guidelines
2013-12-18 17:49:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new set of recommendations for treating high blood pressure released by an expert panel has essentially called for less people to receive prescribed medications. Formed under the National Institutes of Health, the Eighth Joint National Committee has published an update to the last set of high blood pressure guidelines in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The last set of recommendations was issued in 2003....

2013-12-17 11:14:47

Patients with stable hypertension and the most advanced stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) before dialysis appeared to have a lower risk for long-term dialysis or death if they were treated with the antihypertensive drugs known as angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. An ACEI or ARB is known to delay the progression of CKD in patients with and...

2013-12-15 23:00:49

Kidney Diet Secrets written by Rachelle Gordon is the latest book that helps people boost their kidney function naturally without using drugs. Hector Sheldon from the site HealthReviewCenter.com performed a detailed Kidney Diet Secrets review that indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Kidney Diet Secrets is the latest book that helps people create a healthy diet plan to boost their kidney function. This book is penned by Rachelle Gordon, a veteran...

2013-12-13 09:29:34

60 million people globally have chronic kidney disease. Increased physical activity may slow kidney function decline in patients with kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that exercise could have a powerful effect on maintaining patients' health. Approximately 60 million people globally have chronic kidney disease (CKD). In the past 20 years, few new interventions have been...

2013-12-02 23:24:09

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “Global and China Hemodialysis Industry Report, 2012-2013” latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Hemodialysis is also regarded as artificial kidney, a kind of blood purification targeting mainly at the treatment of renal failure patients. In 2011, the global dialysis population hit 2.158 million, a year-on-year increase of 6.4%. And the growth rate is estimated to maintain around 6% in the upcoming years, with the targeted...

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