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2013-10-03 15:59:37

A new study published today in British Journal of Pharmacology has identified that a component of grapefruit and other citrus fruits, naringenin, successfully blocks the formation of kidney cysts. Known as polycystic kidney disease, this is an inherited disorder which leads to the loss of kidney function, high blood pressure and the need for dialysis. Few treatment options are currently available. The team of scientists from Royal Holloway University, St George's, University of London...

2013-10-01 12:29:39

Surveyed Nephrologists State that 25 Percent of CKD-ND Patients are Likely Candidates for Recently Approved Injectafer, According to a New Report from BioTrends Research Group EXTON, Pa., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that, among surveyed nephrologists, familiarity with Roche's Mircera, is low, but is still second highest among six late-stage renal therapies...

2013-09-25 08:30:03

HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat autoimmune diseases, announced today that emerging data from its Phase 2b PEARL-SC study and subsequent Open-Label Extension study will be presented by Dr. Richard Furie at the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology and the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals...

2013-09-23 23:34:17

Although Acthar Gel has numerous indications and data suggest that it may be a viable treatment option for resistant nephrotic syndrome, there remains a lack of guidelines on its use. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. James Wood, board-certified internist and nephrologist, gave an in-depth presentation on the use of Acthar Gel for the treatment of nephrotic syndrome. Although Acthar Gel has numerous indications and...

2013-09-19 12:28:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners' PEAK (Performance Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care) quality improvement initiative spurred a 25 percent reduction in mortality rates for dialysis patients in the first 90 days of treatment and a nearly 14 percent reduction during the first year, according to an analysis of data prepared by Brown University*. Launched in 2009, the PEAK Campaign was a voluntary community initiative designed to...

2013-09-17 23:33:44

Kidney Diet Secrets is penned by Rachelle Gordon is a newly updated manual that reveals to people a list of proper food for kidney patients. A complete Kidney Diet Secrets overview on the site Health Review Center indicates if the manual is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Diet Secrets is a newly updated kidney treatment manual that reveals to people a list of proper and healthy foods for kidney patients. The manual is penned by Rachelle Gordon – a former...

2013-09-17 23:33:18

Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new book that teaches people how to improve kidney function, and how to lower creatinine levels rapidly. A full Kidney Function Restoration Program overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new natural treatment book that provides people with natural remedies for improving their renal...

2013-09-17 23:33:16

Kidney Stone Removal Report created by Joe Barton is a new book that teaches people how to relieve kidney stone pain instantly within minutes. A complete Kidney Stone Removal Report overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Stone Removal Report is a newly updated book that teaches people how to relieve their renal calculi pain quickly within minutes. The book also instructs people how to improve kidney function,...

2013-09-17 23:33:14

Kidney Disease Solution penned by Duncan Capicchiano is a newly updated natural treatment book that teaches people how to lower creatinine levels quickly. A complete Kidney Disease Solution overview on the website Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Disease Solution book is penned by Duncan Capicchiano – a fully qualified Naturopath and a co-founder of a leading wellness clinic in Melbourne. This man also is a full member of...

2013-09-17 20:21:14

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now in its 11th 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 "Provide an example of how you became an active participant in your care." Entrants needed to meet only one qualification-- to have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Essays were submitted from patients all...