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2014-09-12 08:25:05

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now in its 12th year of providing a voice for people who have kidney disease and are passionate about writing, Renal Support Network (RSN) announces the winners of its Annual Essay Contest. This year's theme was "Explain a Choice You've Made to Improve your Health and How It Could Benefit Others." Entrants needed to meet only one qualification-- to have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Essays were submitted from patients...

2014-09-11 08:28:06

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Claritas Genomics, a clinical laboratory serving the DNA-based diagnostic testing needs of children's hospitals, announced the availability of a next-generation sequencing assay that investigates 28 genes that represent single-gene causes of pediatric steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. The assay was developed in collaboration with a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital that has been studying the underlying genetic...

2014-09-10 08:30:28

Portability of System One allows four riders to travel to Oregon and dialyze during the ride LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, is proud to support four kidney failure patients performing home hemodialysis (HHD) treatment with the NxStage® System One(TM) as they ride in the eighth annual Tour DaVita®. Beginning on September 14 in Oregon, each patient will bike up to 257 miles...

2014-09-04 08:30:11

Speak to Canadians fighting a life-threatening kidney disease TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - While 46-year-old Cheri Barton looks like she is nine months pregnant, she isn't. Cheri has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a life-threatening, genetic disease that causes multiple cysts to form on the kidneys, resulting in massive enlargement of the kidneys (up to three to four times their normal size) and can impact the function of surrounding organs, like the...

2014-09-04 08:30:08

DENVER, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, will host an online Google+ Hangout on Air called "Kidney Diet Tips: Diabetes Edition" on Monday, Sept. 8 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. The online event will feature dietitians who specialize in kidney- and diabetes-friendly diets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO Kidney Diet Tips:...

2014-08-28 23:02:44

Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable...

2014-08-20 23:02:26

A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in a new analysis led by experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an analysis led by experts...

2014-08-14 20:22:56

RIVER EDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Recent Highlights -- First commercial use of the Nephros on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration...

2014-08-13 12:28:08

If Implemented, Program Risks Confusing, Misleading Patients and Public WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP), concerned that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) planned End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Five-Star Program will confuse and mislead patients, called on the Agency to delay implementation and work with the community to provide useful, meaningful, and accurate ratings of dialysis providers. KCP is a broad-based coalition of...

2014-08-13 08:28:42

Rigel Reiterates Clinical Focus on Fostamatinib for ITP and IgA Nephropathy SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that R348, its ophthalmic JAK/SYK inhibitor, did not meet the primary or secondary endpoints in a recently completed Phase 2 clinical study in patients with dry eye disease. The endpoints were measured by changes in corneal fluorescein staining, conjunctival staining, tear production and dry...


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