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2013-10-29 08:31:11

3SBio acquires DJ5 patents from Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica SHENYANG, China, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc., a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced the acquisition of patents for DJ5, a novel non-TZD PPARgamma agonist with potential to retard progressive renal failure in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ("ADPKD'). 3SBio...

2013-10-25 23:22:13

WCCT Global continues to have success in Renal Dialysis clinical research in conjunction with successful completion of clinical study. Costa Mesa, Ca (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 WCCT Global, a full service contract research organization announced today the organization has successfully completed its second pharmacokinetic clinical trial during 2013 in patients with stable chronic renal disease. Both studies included patients with varying degrees of kidney dysfunction as well as patients...

2013-10-24 16:25:06

Young Black Women Experience Huge Burden in Lupus WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are substantial racial disparities in the burden of lupus, according to initial data from the largest and most far-reaching epidemiology study ever conducted on the disease lupus and published online today by the journal, Arthritis and Rheumatism and in print in a 2014 issue of the journal. New data from two registries, part of the National Lupus Patient Registry (NLPR), also...

2013-10-24 12:26:03

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Mercy Hospital (CMH) in Kansas City, MO, the Midwest Clinical Coordinating Center for the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) study, today announced an extension of funding for nearly $5 million over five years from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), with co-funding from the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child...

2013-10-22 10:19:33

ACP's new guideline presents evidence-based recommendations for screening, monitoring, and treatment of adults with stage 1-3 chronic kidney disease The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in asymptomatic adults without risk factors. ACP's new clinical practice guideline, "Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1-3 Chronic Kidney Disease", was published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal....

2013-10-17 23:21:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Challenges and Opportunities: in the Renal Denervation Market. London (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Hypertension: Prevalence and Significance Hypertension is one of the most preventable causes of premature morbidity and mortality globally. It is a major risk factor for stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, peripheral vascular disease, cognitive decline, damage to retinal blood vessels and visual...

Urine Biomarkers Show Mitochondrial Dysfunction In Diabetic Kidney Disease
2013-10-11 11:00:20

University of California, San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified 13 metabolites – small molecules produced by cellular metabolism – that are significantly different in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease compared to healthy controls. Twelve of the 13 metabolites are linked to mitochondrial function, suggesting that suppression of mitochondria – the powerhouses of cells – is a fundamental characteristic of...

2013-10-11 08:23:55

Newly Published Research by ClinMet Founder and UC San Diego Team Demonstrates Value of Urine-based Metabolomics to Translational Medicine SAN DIEGO, Oct.11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ClinMet today announced that researchers from The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have published new metabolomics research that uncovers a novel, characteristic and highly consistent biochemical signature in urine associated with diabetic kidney disease. The findings, which form a...

2013-10-10 23:24:26

“The Kidney Disease Solution eBook” is a step-by-step guide to repairing your kidney disease, and improving your kidney function. All remedies are supported by scientific research. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Clients find The Kidney Disease Solution eBook an easy to follow guide to understanding kidney disease. Clients felt better within a few days of beginning suggested treatment outlined by Duncan Capicchaian, ND. His research was found beneficial and informative to clients. The need...

2013-10-10 23:24:05

Men prone to kidney stones should drink plenty of water, get adequate calcium, reduce sodium, limit animal protein, and avoid foods that could make kidney stones more likely to form. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone surely remembers it. The pain can be unbearable, coming in waves until the stone becomes unstuck and passes. In about half of people who have had one, kidney stones strike again within seven years—unless something is done to prevent...