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2014-09-29 23:12:14

GranuFlo/Naturalyte Lawsuits Continue To Rise Since GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Recall By Freesenius Medical After Their Dialysis Concentrates Were Linked to Serious Cardiovascular Events, Including Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Sudden Cardiac Death New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The litigation underway for GranuFlo/Naturalyte lawsuits in Massachusetts federal court for product liability claims filed after the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall has grown to include more...

2014-09-23 23:04:01

InventHelp, America's leading inventor service company, attempts to submit an invention, Access Fashions, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 If you or a loved one is in need of ongoing dialysis, dressing for the treatment may be a challenge. Fortunately, an inventor from Augusta, Ga., has discovered a type of garment that is designed to improve the experience. He developed Access Fashions to allow patients to receive dialysis without having to remove,...

2014-09-22 08:27:40

DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Falcon Physician, a provider of electronic health record (EHR) software to nephrologists and a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, a leading provider of kidney care and health care services, announced that it has successfully completed the rigorous requirements needed to become certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2. Falcon Physician received certification for both Stages 1 and 2 through Drummond, the industry leader in software...

2014-09-21 23:01:57

The Firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered cardiac arrest, sudden cardiac death, cardiovascular death or cardiopulmonary arrest within 72 hours of receiving GranuFlo or NaturaLyte during dialysis. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 More than 60 new GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) have been added over the past month to a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving claims that allege serious cardiovascular injuries...

2014-09-19 20:22:08

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Baxter Corporation, in collaboration with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of two Acid Concentrate hemodialysis solutions (see below) due to particulate matter found in the product. Particulate matter in the product may cause inadequate dialysis and may result in serious injury such as allergic reactions or blockage of small blood vessels if it enters into a patient's bloodstream. The affected products were distributed to...

2014-09-18 23:06:29

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Dialysis Products and Services Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Dialysis Products and Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020,” the global dialysis products and services market...

2014-09-18 12:29:13

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Don Cherry and Terry Leon receive National Awards at Kidney Foundation of Canada 50(th) Anniversary Breakfast in recognition of their outstanding commitment to raising awareness of organ donation and the importance of early risk assessment for kidney disease. Their family experiences with kidney failure are poignantly shared in the Foundation's 50 Kidney Stories anniversary magazine. Don Cherry - Recipient, Kidney Foundation of Canada...

2014-09-18 08:28:39

Nurses Serve as the Heart of Care Delivery DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, recognizes its over 13,000 nephrology nurses during Nephrology Nurses Week, Sept. 14-20, 2014. Nephrology nurses are part of a dedicated clinical team that specializes in providing life-sustaining care for patients with kidney disease or abnormal kidney function. Nephrology...

2014-09-18 00:20:57

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Report on Hemodialysis Industry in China, 2014-2018 is a new market intelligence study of 50 pages, published in September 2014 and now available with LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com. As Chinese economy develops with increasing income per capita and payment ability of hemodialysis patients, the industry will develop rapidly in the future. The costs of hemodialysis consist of instruments, drugs and services with the...

2014-09-17 16:27:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients at DSI McMinnville Dialysis clinic now have another option when it comes to choosing a dialysis treatment that is right for them. DSI Renal, a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, announced today that their McMinnville location will now offer patients the opportunity to receive treatment at home through their Peritoneal Dialysis program. DSI McMinnville will also provide...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'