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2013-11-22 08:23:12

-- Company recognized at NephCure annual "Countdown for a Cure" fundraiser ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that the company has been recognized with an "Everyday Hero" award from the NephCure Foundation for its "tireless efforts" to advance science and research in the field of nephrology and to also promote educational efforts related to the treatment of proteinuria in patients with kidney disease who are suffering...

2013-08-12 23:00:28

DailyGossip.org reviews one of the latest kidney disease treatments: the Kidney Disease Solution System. (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The Kidney Disease Solution review published by http://www.DailyGossip.org on August 12, shows that this efficient treatment has already been used by thousands of people from all over the world, who managed to overcome their kidney disease. The "Kidney Disease Solution System" developed by Duncan Capicchiano provides users a step-by-step plan on how to...

2012-11-30 16:22:22

Engaged Donor Continues Support of Kidney Disease Non-Profit NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NephCure Foundation took center stage on the New York City philanthropy scene Wednesday night, hosting prominent philanthropist Stewart Rahr and several New York City sports and entertainment stars at its eighth annual Countdown To A Cure benefit gala at Capitale in Manhattan. Raising funds for research into the kidney disease FSGS and Nephrotic Syndrome, the NephCure...

2011-03-01 15:05:00

ROSLYN, N.Y., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gotham Government Relations and Communications today announced a new pro-bono client: The NephCure Foundation. The NephCure Foundation is the only organization committed exclusively to support education and research seeking the cause of the potentially debilitating kidney diseases, Nephrotic Syndrome and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), improve treatment and find a cure. "Unfortunately, these two diseases are extremely debilitating...

2011-01-21 14:34:57

Screening may be warranted when the disease runs in families Mutations in a gene called INF2 are by far the most common cause of a dominantly inherited condition that leads to kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results may help with screening, prevention, and therapy. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) attacks the kidney's filtering system and causes serious scarring. Approximately 20,000...

2010-07-09 13:32:21

Discovery may provide clues to disease mechanisms and new treatments for focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis An in-depth study of a family with multiple generations affected by kidney disease has identified a previously unknown location for a gene abnormality causing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). "We identified a region in the human genome on chromosome 2p that is...