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Latest kidney failure Stories

2013-04-12 12:00:19

More than 590,000 Americans in 2010 were treated for kidney failure.

2013-03-07 15:35:00

Kidney failure affects 25 million individuals in the U.S. and many more throughout the world.

2013-02-15 15:20:59

15% to 25% of dialysis patients die annually.

Your Tongue Is Equipped To Guard Against Excessive Salt Concentrations
2013-02-15 05:26:21

Salt is a necessity for life, yet too much of it can have detrimental effects, such as hypertension or kidney failure in humans. New research from a team of American biochemists has discovered how mammals’ tongues are equipped to guard against ingesting high concentrations of salt.

2012-12-16 05:00:25

Missouri native in desperate need of a kidney transplant during this holiday season. Donations are welcome to help alleviate medical expenses. ST.

2012-11-16 11:42:59

Nearly 17,000 kidney transplants take place each year in the United States.

2012-08-04 01:54:56

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.

2012-07-31 23:01:19

According to court documents, on June 1st, 2012, Danielle Woolens filed a lawsuit in the Louisiana Eastern District Court (case no.

2012-07-31 06:52:13

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.

2012-07-27 10:53:54

A kidney transplant is the best treatment for kidney failure, which afflicts 2 million people worldwide.


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  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
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