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2014-03-11 16:26:38

RIVER EDGE, N.J, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and Mar Cor Purification, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cantel Medical Corp., announced today that the companies have signed a non-exclusive distributor agreement to distribute Nephros's dialysis ultrafilters to U.S. and Canadian dialysis clinics. Curtis Weitnauer, President and Chief Executive Officer...

2014-02-25 23:35:27

With State Statutes of Limitations set to expire in March 2014, Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers Welcomes Fresenius Dialysis Patients to Submit Details of their Claims for a Free Case Evaluation NEW HAVEN, Conn (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Connecticut class action law firm Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers is continuing its investigation into injury claims associated with the hemodialysis drugs NaturaLyte and Granuflo as the deadline for filing a claim approaches. Manufactured by Fresenius...

2014-02-25 20:21:53

RIVER EDGE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and Bellco S.r.l., an Italy-based company focused on Dialysis and Extracorporeal Blood Purification, announced today that the companies have signed an amendment to their existing license agreement. The amendment extends the agreement by five years through 2021 and expands the territories covered by...

2014-02-24 08:28:22

Freedom and Flexibility of More Frequent Home Hemodialysis with the System One Proved to be Good Fit for Former Patient and Care Partner Celebrating 30 Years of Marriage and Second Kidney Transplant LAWRENCE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, is proud to celebrate with former patient Laurie and her husband/care partner Mike two significant life milestones: their 30 year wedding anniversary and...

2014-02-22 23:01:41

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now available to investigate lawsuits centered on claims of cardiac arrest and other heart complications suffered by dialysis patients due to GranuFlo, an acid concentrate used in hemodialysis. GranuFlo and NaturaLyte (another acid concentrate) were recalled by the FDA on March 29, 2012. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating lawsuits involving cardiac arrest and...

2014-02-19 12:28:30

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, February 10, 2014, Affiliated Dialysis Centers, LLC ("ADC") shared its first release of clinical data at the 2014 34(th) Annual Dialysis Conference in Atlanta, GA. Since 2013, ADC has engaged Xelay Acumen, a strategy and medical data analytics firm, to independently lead its data collection and analysis effort. Dr. Alex Yang MD presented the initial results from this health outcomes clinical research study involving ESRD patients who...

2014-02-14 11:17:16

More frequent and longer dialysis sessions lead to higher live birth rates with few complications Intensive dialysis treatments in pregnant women with kidney failure lead to a higher proportion of live births than standard dialysis care, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that more frequent and longer dialysis sessions should be considered for dialysis patients of childbearing age who want to...

2014-02-13 23:25:23

"The average dialysis nurse working in the United States of America salary is $70,636 per year," according to a newly released study published by the online publication, http://nursing100.com/dialysis-nurse. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The data also showed the lowest 10 percent of nurses specializing in this sub-specialty earn about $52,158 per year, while the highest 10 percent earn an average of $90,459 per year. “Where you work and where your employer is located...

2014-02-11 12:27:30

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qbctkj/dialysis_market ) has announced the addition of the "Dialysis Market by Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis & End Users - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global market has been segmented into two broad segments, namely, hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD). The hemodialysis segment is...

2014-02-06 16:27:53

Leading home dialysis company announces new patient outreach campaign aimed at increasing awareness of home hemodialysis among ESRD patients ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced from the Annual Dialysis Conference (ADC) in Atlanta, Georgia (booth #411) the introduction of a new patient outreach campaign, NxStage Plus One. This campaign aims to increase awareness of home...


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