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Latest kidney diseases Stories

2014-04-04 10:32:55

Modest exercise has anti-inflammatory effects on the body Just a modest amount of exercise may help reduce kidney disease patients' risks of developing heart disease and infections, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Heart disease and infection are major complications and the leading causes of death in patients with chronic kidney disease. It is now well established that immune system dysfunction is involved...

2014-03-29 23:00:49

Women in awful pain from a kidney stone passing through a ureter must not be rushed into a surgery or lithotripsy (ESWL), as these procedures are traumatic to the body, and a new study from the University of Alberta suggests that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at a higher risk of a heart attack and stroke. Fine Treatment notes Dr. Allen’s Device dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in a gentle and side-effects-free way. London, GB (PRWEB) March 29, 2014...

2014-03-28 23:25:09

Kidney Function Restoration Program developed by Robert Galarowicz teaches people how to improve kidney function naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Kidney Function Restoration Program was developed by Robert Galarowicz who had many years of experience in the health industry. The program introduces to people natural remedies that help them improve their renal function and reverse their renal...

2014-03-27 23:32:45

In light of a recent article in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, implicating mitochondrial oxidative stress in the progression of chronic kidney disease, Ethical Alternative Products is releasing a statement supporting the benefits of alpha lipoic acid. In conjunction with their announcement, the dietary supplement supplier is offering a complimentary sample of their product, ThioGel. Wyckoff NJ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 A study* performed by Ilse Daehn et al. at the Charles Bronfman...

2014-03-25 08:29:32

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, and the Alport Syndrome Foundation ("ASF"), a non-profit corporation, announced today they are working together to raise awareness of Alport Syndrome, a life-threatening genetic kidney disease driven by genetic mutations with no approved therapy. This month, Regulus will join the...

2014-03-24 16:24:57

RIVER EDGE, N.J., March 24, 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 the successful completion of its rights offering. Nephros received gross proceeds of $2.14 million from the rights offering. A portion of the proceeds was used for the repayment of...

2014-03-21 23:22:34

An increased risk of bladder cancer may not be the only disease risk for people treated with the diabetes drug Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on new research published by PLoS One suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos, which is already associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, may also increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Actos (pioglitazone) is in a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones and has been administered...

2014-03-20 12:29:52

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:EpiCast Report: Chronic Kidney Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 EpiCast Report: Chronic Kidney Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022SummaryChronic kidney disease (CKD), or chronic renal disease, is an asymptomatic, long-term condition that damages the kidneys and leads to the loss of kidney function over time. CKD affects people of all ages; however, the risk is higher in...

2014-03-18 23:02:43

Discounted research study “PharmaPoint: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022” elaborated by GlobalData is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, new product launches are set to fuel SLE and LN treatment markets expansion through to 2022. London, UK (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) treatment market in the 7 major nations (the US, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Japan,...

2014-03-18 08:31:30

DENVER, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, celebrates its more than 3,000 social worker and dietitian teammates during the entire month of March. March is National Kidney Month and also marks both National Social Work Month and National Nutrition Month, recognizing the important roles of dietitians and social workers in kidney care. These teammates provide specialized...