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Mediterranean Diet May Be Linked With Decreased Risk Of

Mediterranean Diet May Be Linked With Decreased Risk Of Developing Chronic Kidney Disease

Provided by Tracy Hampton, American Society of Nephrology Adhering to a Mediterranean-style diet may significantly reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal...

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2014-10-31 08:25:01

DENVER, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, shares a collection of Halloween recipes that are tasty alternatives for individuals on a kidney-friendly diet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO DaVita Kidney Care's Halloween recipes include: -- Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake -- Glistening Frog Eye Salad -- Sweet Popcorn Balls -- Spooky...

2014-10-28 23:06:12

Global Renal Dialysis Market 2014-2018 is the new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/312564-global-renal-dialysis-market-2014-2018.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Expanding economies in the APAC region are one of the main trends witnessed in this market. Governments in emerging countries are making efforts to improve healthcare structures that are benefitting the Renal Dialysis market. Analysts forecast the Global...

2014-10-27 04:22:05

STOCKHOLM, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key patent granted in Japan Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, has had an important patent for its late-stage clinical candidate Nefecon(R) granted in Japan (5608641). Key patents protecting Nefecon have also been granted in the United States, Europe, China and Hong Kong, giving Pharmalink strong patent protection for Nefecon in key pharmaceutical...

2014-10-22 20:23:41

Resolves all Pending Issues Regarding Joint Ventures in Question DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), today announced it has finalized its comprehensive settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and certain other federal agencies regarding allegations of improperly structured joint ventures with certain physician partners. As announced in February of this year, DaVita Kidney Care will be subject to...

2014-10-21 08:32:47

Renowned Nephrologist to Head Up Hospital Services Group DENVER, Oct. 21, 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 the company has named John Wigneswaran, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical affairs for hospital services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO "I am looking forward to joining an extraordinary team of...

2014-10-16 08:31:05

Annual Event Brings Kidney Community Together to Honor Inspirational Patients and Caregivers Who Are Leading the Fight Against Kidney Disease WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund will host its sixth annual gala, The Hope Affair, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. This year's event, themed "Sharing the Journey," will be emceed by Emmy Award-winning FOX 5 news anchor Shawn Yancy. "The Hope Affair...

2014-10-15 12:31:34

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariel Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage therapeutic company focusing on Bone Morphogenetic Protein-7 and its application in Osteoarthritis (OA) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued two new patents related to BMP-7 in OA and CKD. The newly issued patents expand the already large intellectual property estate surrounding BMP-7, which include over 450 issues and pending...

2014-10-14 08:29:35

Users get customized food choices based on lifestyle, medical conditions and taste preferences NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- My Food Coach, an interactive nutrition portal, was launched today by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). My Food Coach by NKF builds upon the foundation's popular online Kidney Kitchen and offers additional features that enable people with a variety of health conditions and personal dietary needs to customize their food choices and meal...

2014-10-06 08:27:49

New Kidney Friendly Recipes Available DENVER, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services announced the availability of its fall cookbook, a collection that incorporates recipes with fall fruit and vegetables as well as whole grains that can be included in kidney diet recipes. "As days and evenings become chilly, cravings for warm, hearty dishes increase," said Sara Colman, RDN,...

2014-10-02 12:31:33

Half of Surveyed Nephrologists Were Aware that the FDA had Approved American Regent's IV Iron Injectafer, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that approximately two-thirds of nephrologists do not differentiate among the oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase (HIF-PH) inhibitors (Akebia's AKB-6548, FibroGen/AstraZeneca/Astellas's roxadustat, and GlaxoSmithKline's GSK-1278863A) based on the...


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