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2013-11-15 10:29:09

Study's findings may help guide care of young women who need dialysis Women with advanced kidney disease who start dialysis during pregnancy have superior live birth rates than those already on dialysis at the time of conception, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings provide valuable information for counseling women with kidney disease who are of child-bearing age. During pregnancy and...

2013-11-14 23:32:17

Federal court actions will not affect consumers’ rights to seek compensation over allegations of life-threatening heart problems. Resource4thePeople’s national network of attorneys maintains offer of free consultations to consumers responding to FDA's concerns about dialysis patients suffering heart irregularities. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today a...

2013-11-14 23:26:29

Visible Health and KDIGO deliver evidence-based clinical guidelines for kidney disease care on the iPad. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Visible Health announced today collaboration with Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) to launch a free mobile application that will provide medical professionals kidney disease clinical best practices on the go. “This app puts a wealth of kidney disease information conveniently in the hands of everyone around the world,” said John...

2013-11-14 16:29:04

RIVER EDGE, N.J., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters, announced today financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30(th) 2013 and that the company entered into a bridge loan and security agreement with Lambda Investors LLC, an affiliate of Wexford Capital LP and the company's largest shareholder. Financial Performance for...

2013-11-13 23:00:23

New book tells of an extraordinary comeback from kidney failure to good health. LONDON (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Adeleke Eniola Oyenusi’s recovery from kidney failure inspired him to write his new book “Living a Normal and Healthy Life after Renal (Kidney) Failure” (published by Trafford Publishing) to encourage and educate other renal patients with little or no knowledge about the condition. “I asked my wife to quickly rush me to the hospital when I became breathless and feared...

2013-11-13 12:26:58

DALLAS, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Dialysis Market [(Hemodialysis - Machine, Dialyzer, Bloodlines, Concentrates, Services), (Peritoneal Dialysis - Cycler, Catheter, Dialysate, CCPD, CAPD, IPD), (End Users - Hospital, Independent Dialysis Center, Home Dialysis)] - Global Forecast to 2018", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Rest of the World. Browse 147...

2013-11-12 08:36:45

SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Kidney Centers has established an endowment fund to honor longtime physician leader Dr. Michael R. Kelly and to advance two causes he is passionate about: medical ethics and special care for the most fragile kidney patients. The fund recently reached a milestone of $150,000 in contributions. The fund builds on Northwest Kidney Centers' history as the birthplace of biomedical ethics. Services to be provided from the endowment fund could...

2013-11-12 04:22:34

LONDON, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield Therapeutics, an independent specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of mineral-derived hospital pharmaceuticals, today announces that it has filed an investigational new drug (IND) application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 3 pivotal study of ST10, its novel oral iron-replacement therapy, for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in pre-dialysis patients with...

2013-11-09 23:01:01

Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System, on Saturday, will present late-breaking data showing that an investigational drug Triferic is well tolerated and effective in treating iron deficiency in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System on Saturday will present late-breaking data showing that an investigational drug Triferic is well tolerated and effective in treating iron deficiency in...

Low-Sodium Diets Could Prevent Kidney Failure, Heart Disease
2013-11-08 10:04:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Lowering the salt intake of heart and kidney patients could help prevent renal failure or cardiovascular disease, according to new research appearing online in Thursday’s edition of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Excessive sodium consumption is frequently associated with an increased risk of heart disease and declining kidney function, and chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients are more likely to be affected...