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2013-02-15 15:20:59

Hemodiafiltration reduces risk of dying over the course of a 3-year study Highlights" -A technique that removes additional toxins during dialysis decreased kidney failure patients' risk of dying from any cause by 30% over three years. -The technique also reduced patients' risk of dying from heart-related causes or infections. 15% to 25% of dialysis patients die annually. A technique that removes additional toxins during dialysis may prolong kidney failure patients' lives,...

2013-02-12 23:03:53

Renal Program implements mobile solution for staff safety for Home Dialysis Schaumburg, IL and Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Trillium Health Partners is a leading hospital with an outstanding record of performance, fiscal responsibility and quality patient care. The hospital encompasses three main sites — Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital, and Queensway Health Centre — offering the full range of acute care hospital services, as well as a variety of...

2013-02-08 11:42:19

Frequent treatments improve health but increase risks for certain complications Highlights: -Compared with standard dialysis, frequent dialysis can cause complications related to repeated access to the blood. -The findings provide valuable information for dialysis patients and their physicians. -Approximately 2 million patients in the world receive dialysis treatments. Compared with standard dialysis, frequent dialysis can cause complications related to repeated access to the...


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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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