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2013-09-03 23:03:44

Global Dialysis Market Report 2013 Edition research provides overview of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) industry, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) market and Treatments for ESRD. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 This report analyzes the global dialysis market with focus on its segments including dialysis services, dialysis products, and dialysis drugs. Moreover, the regional market of China is also discussed in this research. Furthermore market dynamics such as the industry trends and...

2013-09-02 23:01:52

EpiCast Chronic Kidney Disease - Epidemiology forecast to 2022 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267725-epicast-chronic-kidney-disease-epidemiology-forecast-to-2022.html ) report provides an overview of the risk factors and the global and historical trends for CKD in the 6MM. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Chronic kidney disease (CKD), or chronic renal disease, is an asymptomatic, long-term condition that damages the kidneys and leads to the loss of kidney function over...

2013-08-30 10:48:35

Finding could be used to increase living kidney donation Socioeconomic status is a more important barrier to living kidney donation than cultural factors, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings may be useful for determining ways to increase living kidney donation in the United States. Living donor kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with kidney failure. It is well described...

2013-08-28 12:25:30

In the news release, Nation's Largest Kidney Care Coalition Announces Chairman Elect, issued 28-Aug-2013 by Kidney Care Partners over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph should read, "Dr. Edward R. Jones, Chief of the Renal Section at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Temple University Hospital, has been selected chairman-elect of Kidney Care Partners (KCP) through the end of this year. He will assume the...

2013-08-28 12:24:59

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Edward R. Jones, Chief of the Renal Section at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Temple University Hospital, has been selected chairman-elect of Kidney Care Partners (KCP) for the 2014-2015 term. KCP, founded in 2003, is a broad-based coalition of physicians, providers, nurses, patients, manufacturers and kidney care advocates dedicated to working together to improve quality of care...

2013-08-21 12:26:53

Company's success moves it closer toward launching innovative kidney function monitor ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, as MediBeacon reaches its one-year anniversary, the St. Louis medical device company has made significant progress in developing new technology to transform renal function monitoring practices. The Optical Renal Function Monitor (ORFM) is a noninvasive, real-time kidney function monitoring solution at the bedside with potential broad implications for...

2013-08-20 17:14:40

Full-time workers more likely to get transplants People in end-stage kidney failure in need of a kidney transplant are much less likely to be placed on a waiting list for a new kidney or to actually receive a new kidney once on the list if they are unemployed or work part time, according to new collaborative research from the University of New Hampshire. "There is a strong negative association between a patient's unemployment and the likelihood of being placed on a waiting list for a...

2013-08-20 10:33:28

1. Too-low Diastolic Blood Pressure Can be Deadly for CKD Patients Having too-low diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may be deadly for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Blood pressure (BP) recommendations are stricter for patients with CKD than for the general population and focus on lowering actual BP (the measurement of both systolic BP [SBP] and DBP) without consideration for achieving a DBP that is too low. Researchers reviewed health records for 651,749 U.S. veterans with CKD to...

2013-08-14 16:25:50

-- $33.6 million raised in Celgene and Convertible Note transactions -- WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (OTCQB: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today provided a business update and reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. "We made strong progress advancing our Neo-Kidney Augment into the clinic this quarter and will continue to focus on this program as well as completing enrollment in our Neo-Urinary...

2013-08-08 23:03:37

RenaGum™ is a new approach to helping people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) maintain normal phosphate levels. It is the first medical food that is not another pill or tablet you need to swallow, but a pleasant tasting sugar-free chewing gum made with natural ingredients. Hunt Valley, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Mastix Medica, an innovative specialty manufacturer of dietary supplements and functional foods, has introduced RenaGum™, a novel medical food that helps patients with...