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2014-06-02 23:09:02

Dr. Kia Michel of Comprehensive Urology explains new findings that an alternative diet could lower the risk of kidney stones. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Comprised of tiny crystals in the urine, kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form in a patient’s kidneys. As they pass through the body, these stones can cause intense pain in patients. Though kidney stones are relatively common, a new study suggests they may be prevented through a specialized diet. Though it is no surprise that...

2014-05-31 23:01:56

DailyGossip.org publishes a new review to the Beat Kidney Disease program, a new method which promises to enhance kidney health and lower creatinine levels. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Daily Gossip indicates in its review that the Beat Kidney Disease program is a step-by-step method that will heal the kidneys, fast and naturally. The method was created by Duncan Capicchiano, a well-known nutritionist, herbalist and naturopath. Capicchiano introduces his readers to a unique,...

2014-05-30 11:21:45

American Society of Nephrology Individuals with poor kidney function may require more intensive screening for these cancer types Reduced kidney function may increase the risk of developing kidney and urothelial cancers, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that patients with kidney disease may benefit from more intensive screenings for these types of cancer. Chronic kidney disease and...

2014-05-29 23:00:23

A report by RTI International researchers provides recommendations to address chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 An important and mysterious global public health concern is unfolding around chronic kidney disease of unknown origin. In certain endemic areas in Sri Lanka, more than 15 percent of the population is at risk of developing chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu), according to Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health and...

2014-05-29 16:27:02

OAKLAND, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A key measure of reduced kidney function and chronic kidney disease -- reduced glomerular filtration rate -- is an independent risk factor for renal and urothelial cancer (cancers of the kidney and bladder), according to a study published online today in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Chronic kidney disease and cancer are both major and growing public health problems....

2014-05-29 12:28:41

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 30(th), nephrologists and kidney patients from across the country will convene in Washington to participate in the Renal Physicians Association's (RPA) annual Capitol Hill Day. Coordinated in collaboration with the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), RPA's Capitol Hill day offers kidney patients and nephrologists the opportunity to advocate on issues impacting the delivery of effective and appropriate kidney disease...

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...

2014-05-19 16:24:33

RIVER EDGE, N.J., May 19, 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 appointment of Matthew S. Rosenberg, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Rosenberg is an accomplished professional with extensive healthcare public policy experience. Dr....

2014-05-17 08:20:13

Panel discussion addresses nephrolithiasis ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies examining the influences and impacts of kidney stones, show ultrasound reduces radiation exposure and is less expensive compared to computed tomography (CT) scans, while a second study indicates better glycemic control in diabetic patients lowers the risk for kidney stone development. Both studies will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological...

2014-05-15 23:08:44

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "Global and China Hemodialysis Industry Report, 2013-2016" market research, on hemodialysis service market and hemodialysis equipment market, to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Global and China Hemodialysis Industry Report, 2013-2016 market research says in 2013, the global number of patients receiving dialysis continued to grow to 2.519 million. The new patients mainly come from Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). Europe,...


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