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2014-06-10 08:29:25

DaVita Rx provides kidney care patients with disease-specific pharmacy alternative DALLAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Rx, a full-service pharmacy created for patients with complex chronic conditions, such as those with kidney disease, announced today that it has filled its 15 millionth prescription since the company's inception in 2005. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116282 DaVita Rx provides specialized services that improve access and adherence...

2014-06-09 12:26:27

SALT LAKE CITY, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corp. today announced that the Journal Of Vascular Surgery has published the results of a 54 subject, six-month follow-up of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide that demonstrated the device's safety and efficacy (http://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(14)00764-2/fulltext). The VWING is a surgically placed vascular needle guide that is completely subcutaneous and extravascular. The VWING provides an easily palpable target for...

2014-06-08 23:02:43

While Over 1,000 Dialysis Medication Lawsuits Await Litigation, Fresenius Medical Care North America Issues NaturaLyte Recall After Discovering its Dialysis Medication Could Have Higher Levels of Bacteria Than Allowed Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 With litigation underway in a Massachusetts federal court where at least 1,717 Dialysis Medication Lawsuit have been filed in connection with the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall, Fresenius Medical Care North America has...

2014-05-29 12:26:20

The Implementation of the E.U. Sharps Directive Will Continue to Promote the Use of Premium-Priced Safety Devices, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the vascular access device market of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom will grow at a modest 2.5 percent compound annual growth rate through 2022. The major drivers of growth in this market will be the aging population as well...

2014-05-29 04:22:22

Malaysian Society for Quality in Health Honors DaVita at a Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that its Jalan Tun Razak center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia became the first stand-alone dialysis center in the country to receive a four-year accreditation in chronic dialysis treatment from the...

2014-05-28 08:31:25

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- NxStage Kidney Care, Inc., a subsidiary of NxStage Medical, Inc., today announced the opening of a new dialysis center serving the Jacksonville, Florida area and is now accepting new patients. NxStage Kidney Care was created from the ground up to support and encourage patient-centered care and provide enhanced access to the significant clinical and quality of life benefits possible with home based and more frequent dialysis, as...

2014-05-23 23:02:06

The Firm is representing numerous individuals in GranuFlo lawsuits filed in the wake of the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 As GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/granuflo-dialysis/lawsuit/) filed in the wake of the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall continue to mount in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced another...

2014-05-23 04:20:47

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiotech, AWAK and Neokidney Development sign partnership to bring compact home haemodialysis machine to first patients by 2017 Today three international innovators join forces to develop and deliver to patients the world's first portable artificial kidney. Debiotech of Switzerland, AWAK of Singapore and Neokidney Development, an initiative of the Dutch Kidney Foundation, have signed a joint venture agreement to...

2014-05-22 23:07:33

The shift in preference towards heat disinfectant water treatment systems is one of the main drivers of growth for the U.S. Dialysis Devices and Concentrates Market, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 iData Research (idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, has recently published a report for the U.S. Dialysis Devices and Concentrates Markets. The total market is estimated to reach $2 billion by 2020. The...

2014-05-21 08:29:46

BOULDER, Colo., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People are individuals. They differ. Patients differ too. Yet, patients with chronic diseases are frequently treated using protocols that ignore patient variability and that have rarely been tested in diverse populations. They do not take into account characteristics that may influence responses to treatment such as age, race, gender, and co-morbid illnesses. Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) is an iterative, continuing, process used in...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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