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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...

2013-08-02 11:20:05

Therapy might prevent kidney injury that often arises following major surgery Ultrasound treatments may prevent acute kidney injury that commonly arises after major surgery, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that this simple and noninvasive therapy may be an effective precaution for patients at risk. Acute kidney injury, an abrupt decline in kidney function, is an increasingly prevalent...

2013-08-02 11:15:51

Significant costs arise even before patients develop kidney failure Even early stages of kidney disease come with steep medical costs, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The study found that expenses related to moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD) cost Medicare tens of billions of dollars each year. Approximately 60 million people globally have CKD. Most of the costs of CKD are thought to arise when the...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.