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Missouri native in desperate need of a kidney transplant during this holiday season. Donations are welcome to help alleviate medical expenses. ST.
Nearly 17,000 kidney transplants take place each year in the United States.
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have demonstrated in the laboratory that a new drug is effective in treating a very common kidney disease –– although it will be a few years before it becomes available for clinical testing.
According to court documents, on June 1st, 2012, Danielle Woolens filed a lawsuit in the Louisiana Eastern District Court (case no.
University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered a new genetic target for diuretic therapy in patients with fluid overload, such as those with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis or kidney failure.
A kidney transplant is the best treatment for kidney failure, which afflicts 2 million people worldwide.
In a study that included nearly 2 millions adults in Canada, the rate of progression to untreated kidney failure was considerably higher among older adults.
Among patients with moderate to advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), homeless people experience higher rates of premature death and kidney failure, and they use emergency services much more often than impoverished peers with stable housing.
A technique that removes additional toxins during dialysis does not improve kidney failure patients' survival or heart health, but intense treatments may provide a benefit.
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