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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.

2012-05-11 14:23:09

Patients with head and neck cancer and a low haemoglobin (Hb) level do not respond well to radiotherapy and therefore both control of their tumor and disease-free survival are compromised.

2012-01-20 10:45:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently recommended that clinicians be more conservative when they prescribe chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with drugs that treat red blood cell deficiencies.

2011-12-23 08:58:26

Correcting anemia, a red blood cell deficiency, can preserve kidney function in many kidney transplant recipients.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.