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2013-03-11 15:08:13

Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and Sweden-based Sahlgrenska University Hospital have found that a commonly used drug to treat anemia in heart failure patients –darbepoetin alfa – does not improve patients' health, nor does it reduce their risk of death from heart failure.

2013-01-25 10:30:45

Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it.

Crucial Time For Medicare Kidney Spending
2012-09-05 08:25:05

Medicare has covered treatment for anyone with end-stage renal disease since 1972.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.