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2014-04-08 08:28:39

Recommendations emphasize advances in treatment since original publication 10 years ago KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with more than a decade's worth of new research and data, Bradley Warady, MD, a physician at Children's Mercy Hospital, led efforts to update the "Optimal Care of the Infant, Child, and Adolescent on Dialysis" recommendations for providing care to pediatric dialysis patients. The recommendations were published online by the American Journal of...

2014-04-04 10:32:55

Modest exercise has anti-inflammatory effects on the body Just a modest amount of exercise may help reduce kidney disease patients' risks of developing heart disease and infections, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Heart disease and infection are major complications and the leading causes of death in patients with chronic kidney disease. It is now well established that immune system dysfunction is involved...

2014-03-31 23:36:33

New Downloadable List of 50 Foods Low in Potassium Hickory, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Potassium is a vital nutrient that affects nerves and muscles. Keeping the right balance of potassium in your body is vital to keep you healthy and on the move. Too much potassium in your system can cause things like an irregular heartbeat. The good news is that if you eat too much food with high potassium levels, the kidney excretes the excess potassium as a self-regulating mechanism. The...

2014-03-28 16:22:51

RIVER EDGE, N.J., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today financial results for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2013. 2013 Highlights -- Total water filter sales increased by 23% from $1,005,000 in 2012 to...

2014-03-27 23:32:45

In light of a recent article in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, implicating mitochondrial oxidative stress in the progression of chronic kidney disease, Ethical Alternative Products is releasing a statement supporting the benefits of alpha lipoic acid. In conjunction with their announcement, the dietary supplement supplier is offering a complimentary sample of their product, ThioGel. Wyckoff NJ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 A study* performed by Ilse Daehn et al. at the Charles Bronfman...

2014-03-21 23:22:34

An increased risk of bladder cancer may not be the only disease risk for people treated with the diabetes drug Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on new research published by PLoS One suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos, which is already associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, may also increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Actos (pioglitazone) is in a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones and has been administered...

2014-03-20 12:29:52

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:EpiCast Report: Chronic Kidney Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 EpiCast Report: Chronic Kidney Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022SummaryChronic 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 time. CKD affects people of all ages; however, the risk is higher in...

2014-03-19 08:29:42

ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will host its third Central Venous Pathology (CVP) Summit on March 25-27, 2014 at CryoLife's training facility at its corporate headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The Company expects that over 80 physicians and dialysis therapy professionals will attend the CVP Summit. The CVP Summit will be led by...

2014-03-18 08:31:30

DENVER, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, celebrates its more than 3,000 social worker and dietitian teammates during the entire month of March. March is National Kidney Month and also marks both National Social Work Month and National Nutrition Month, recognizing the important roles of dietitians and social workers in kidney care. These teammates provide specialized...

2014-03-14 08:27:48

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibow Biotech is pleased to announce that March 13, on the occasion of World Kidney Day (worldkidneyday.org), it joined with Apollo Hospital Group (Chennai, India) to honor Dr. Eli A. Friedman, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.A.C.P., with a Lifetime Achievement Award, celebrating his excellence and contribution to the field of nephrology for over five decades, as well as his unbroken record of humanitarianism, impeccable bedside manner, sharp wit...


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