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2014-08-25 08:27:42

Patients, nurses and nephrologists nominate their "Nurse Hero" in celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today launched the Nurse Hero Campaign a first-of-its-kind home hemodialysis nurse recognition that honors the dedication and compassion of the nephrology nursing community. Beginning today, patients, nephrologists and fellow nurses can nominate their...

2014-08-23 23:01:21

The Firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other catastrophic cardiovascular events allegedly due to the use of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) filings stemming from the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall continue to mount in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S....

2014-08-22 23:06:12

More Than 5,000 Cases Now Being Handled in Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 According to a July 15 article in the Boston Herald, the number of lawsuits involving the use of dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte being heard in two Massachusetts courts now exceeds 5,000, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs allege that the manufacturer of these products, Fresenius Medical Care – which also owns thousands of dialysis clinics across the United States –...

2014-08-21 23:13:21

On August 15, the FDA announced that two lots of Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5% Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II), by Baxter International Inc., are recalled due to the presence of particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all...

2014-08-20 23:05:30

Judge Rejects Assertion By Defendants that Plaintiffs’ Claims Were Fraudulent (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A Missouri federal judge has remanded a lawsuit filed by a group of dialysis patients who were treated with GranuFlo and NaturaLyte to the City of St. Louis Circuit Court, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. The judge rejected an assertion by the defendants that the plaintiffs’ claims should be dismissed because they were invalid. (McGee, et al. v. Fresenius Medical Care...

2014-08-20 23:02:26

A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in a new analysis led by experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an analysis led by experts...

2014-08-18 23:05:40

Mathea Ford, Registered Dietitian, Author and CEO of Renal Diet Headquarters will be presenting “Dining Out While on Dialysis…Yes You Can” at the National Patient Meeting for the American Association of Kidney Patients at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on September 26-28, 2014. Renal Diet Headquarters provides nutrition, meal planning and renal diet counseling and services to kidney patients in various stages of the disease. Moore, OK (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 During the...

2014-08-18 16:28:18

Second Phase 3 Registrational Study Meets Primary and All Secondary Endpoints THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that a second placebo-controlled Phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), receiving hemodialysis, met its primary and all secondary endpoints. The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with > 30 percent...

2014-08-14 23:01:16

The Firm is representing numerous individuals who allegedly suffered life-threatening cardiovascular injuries prior to the 2012 NaturaLyte and GranuFlo recall. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) initiative that allows public access to product recall information reveals that actions similar to one that has since prompted thousands of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) have increased dramatically over the past few years,...

2014-08-14 20:22:56

RIVER EDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 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 and six months ended June 30, 2014. Recent Highlights -- First commercial use of the Nephros on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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