Latest ESRD Stories

2009-03-03 09:30:00

- Patient Advocates and Broader Kidney Care Community,in partnership with the Forum, Unveil Disease "Hot Spots" - WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP) - an alliance of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers and manufacturers working together to improve quality of care for individuals with kidney disease and kidney failure - today expressed alarm regarding the racial disparity among those suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and...

2009-01-19 05:00:00

This Milestone Signifies The Company's Commitment to Healthy and Successful Vascular Access for Kidney Patients VERNON HILLS, Ill., Jan.

2008-09-17 09:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nephros, Inc. , a medical device company focused on developing advanced filtration products for ESRD therapy and water purification, announced today that Mr. James S. Scibetta was appointed to serve as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr.

2008-07-23 09:01:21

LAWRENCE, Mass., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc.

2008-07-15 21:00:30

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's passage of the Medicare bill (H.R.

2008-07-10 12:01:17

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the passage of the Medicare bill (H.R.

2008-06-24 18:02:47

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Robert D.

2008-02-29 12:00:50

Fresenius Medical Care North America ("FMCNA"), wholly-owned subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA ("FMC") (Frankfurt Stock Exchange; FME and NYSE: FMS), will introduce the Liberty™ Cycler during the 28th Annual Dialysis Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 1-4, 2008.

2007-09-25 06:00:08

By Munikrishnappa, Devaraj Abstract Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is becoming increasingly prevalent among many different populations all over the world, including the US and Europe.

2005-10-12 10:23:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research suggests that the number of type 1 diabetics with the most advanced form of kidney disease -- end-stage renal disease or ESRD -- may be lower than previously estimated.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.