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2014-05-29 16:27:02

OAKLAND, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A key measure of reduced kidney function and chronic kidney disease -- reduced glomerular filtration rate -- is an independent risk factor for renal and urothelial cancer (cancers of the kidney and bladder), according to a study published online today in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Chronic kidney disease and cancer are both major and growing public health problems....

2014-05-29 12:28:41

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 30(th), nephrologists and kidney patients from across the country will convene in Washington to participate in the Renal Physicians Association's (RPA) annual Capitol Hill Day. Coordinated in collaboration with the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), RPA's Capitol Hill day offers kidney patients and nephrologists the opportunity to advocate on issues impacting the delivery of effective and appropriate kidney disease...

2014-05-29 04:22:22

Malaysian Society for Quality in Health Honors DaVita at a Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 29, 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 its Jalan Tun Razak center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia became the first stand-alone dialysis center in the country to receive a four-year accreditation in chronic dialysis treatment from the...

2014-05-28 08:31:25

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- NxStage Kidney Care, Inc., a subsidiary of NxStage Medical, Inc., today announced the opening of a new dialysis center serving the Jacksonville, Florida area and is now accepting new patients. NxStage Kidney Care was created from the ground up to support and encourage patient-centered care and provide enhanced access to the significant clinical and quality of life benefits possible with home based and more frequent dialysis, as...

2014-05-27 23:08:55

Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Causes Hits Agricultural Communities around the World Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 MEDICC Review’s landmark print edition of Chronic Kidney Disease Hits Agricultural Communities will be launched in the Salvadoran capital May 30th at an event co-hosted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and El Salvador’s Ministry of Health. The first peer-reviewed journal to devote an entire issue to this epidemic, MEDICC Review explores...

2014-05-23 04:20:47

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiotech, AWAK and Neokidney Development sign partnership to bring compact home haemodialysis machine to first patients by 2017 Today three international innovators join forces to develop and deliver to patients the world's first portable artificial kidney. Debiotech of Switzerland, AWAK of Singapore and Neokidney Development, an initiative of the Dutch Kidney Foundation, have signed a joint venture agreement to...

2014-05-22 23:07:33

The shift in preference towards heat disinfectant water treatment systems is one of the main drivers of growth for the U.S. Dialysis Devices and Concentrates Market, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 iData Research (idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, has recently published a report for the U.S. Dialysis Devices and Concentrates Markets. The total market is estimated to reach $2 billion by 2020. The...

2014-05-20 08:33:24

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCQX:AEMD), the pioneer in developing selective therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other life-threatening conditions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with DaVita Clinical Research( )(DCR) to provide clinical management services to support the forthcoming feasibility study of the Aethlon Hemopurifier®. The Hemopurifier is a first-in-class therapeutic...

2014-05-19 08:28:07

LAWRENCE, Mass., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, is proud to share a current NxStage® System One(TM) user's story of courage, persistence and determination. Despite losing both of his kidneys to cancer, Greg, a 65-year-old avid runner, was able to accomplish his goal of running a half marathon this past February in Sacramento. For Greg, more frequent home hemodialysis (HHD) with the NxStage...

2014-05-15 23:08:44

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "Global and China Hemodialysis Industry Report, 2013-2016" market research, on hemodialysis service market and hemodialysis equipment market, to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Global and China Hemodialysis Industry Report, 2013-2016 market research says in 2013, the global number of patients receiving dialysis continued to grow to 2.519 million. The new patients mainly come from Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). Europe,...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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