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2014-06-04 15:42:09

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that new therapies for kidney disease could be developed more quickly by revising the definition of kidney disease progression used during clinical trials. If adopted, the new definition could shorten the length of some clinical trials and also potentially encourage more clinical trials in kidney disease. The findings will be published in the June...

2013-09-17 23:33:18

Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new book that teaches people how to improve kidney function, and how to lower creatinine levels rapidly. A full Kidney Function Restoration Program overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new natural treatment book that provides people with natural remedies for improving their renal...

2013-08-21 23:24:32

One in nine Americans has kidney disease. If there is a family history of kidney disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, the risk is even greater. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 At risk for kidney disease? One in nine Americans has kidney disease today, and if there is a family history of kidney disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, the risk is even greater. Today, more than 26 million Americans suffer from renal disease, which can lead to serious complications and...

2013-01-13 17:03:13

QuickMuscleBuildingTips.com reviews Hyper Gain, a Creatine product from ASR Supplements that claims to help people pack on 15-20 Pounds of lean mass in just two to three months without steroids. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Hyper Gain, a supplement that provides the cells of the body with Creatine but in a stabilized form known as Kre-Alkalyn that doesn´t convert to Creatinine in liquids before reaching the muscle cells has caught the attention of...

2012-07-11 13:58:00

Exosomes could lead to less costly, less intrusive, more accurate diagnosis Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have developed a method of isolating biospecimens that could lead to a less costly, less invasive and more accurate way of diagnosing chronic kidney disease, or CKD. CKD is a major complication of diabetes, high blood pressure and a form of kidney disease known as glomerulonephritis, which is characterized by a progressive deterioration of the...

2012-05-09 12:02:19

Equation may provide more accurate risk prediction of death, end-stage renal disease for patients with impaired kidney function Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., principal investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), is the author of an invited editorial in JAMA. The editorial accompanied a study that included data from more than 1 million adults, and indicated the use of a newer risk prediction equation that classified...

2012-04-18 10:27:55

New study by Lawson Research cautions further research is needed Older patients taking a common cholesterol medication should be cautious of the impact on their kidney health. In a new study by Dr. Amit Garg, Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), and colleagues, one in 10 new older fibrate users experienced a 50 per cent increase in their serum creatinine. Fibrates are a group of medications commonly used to treat...

2012-01-17 11:03:16

New biomarkers tested How does a doctor determine whether or not an emergency-room patient has acute kidney injury? Using tests currently available in the hospital, this question is often difficult to answer. In many emergency cases, however, early diagnosis of the severity of the disease picture is crucial. A large multicenter study by clinicians of the Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC), a joint cooperation between the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular...

2011-12-22 06:21:19

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — You kidneys may be a window into your health. In fact, measures of kidney health may predict premature death. A person's level of kidney function often indicates how likely they are to develop kidney failure and other conditions. Kidney function is most accurately represented by the kidneys' filtration rate, but this is difficult to measure. Therefore, blood levels of a protein called creatinine are commonly used to assess kidney function, but levels of two other...

2011-12-20 13:33:44

Human blood test used as template for animal blood test When evaluating early kidney injuries in people, doctors monitor blood level increases of creatinine, a waste product of muscle breakdown, to understand the severity of the injury. Creatinine is filtered by the kidneys, and small increases are an indication of early damage to vital kidney function. For pets suffering critical illness or injury, University of Missouri researchers have found that even tiny increases of creatinine in...


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