Latest kidney failure Stories

2010-11-03 08:28:39

Kidney failure affects nearly half a million individuals in the United States, and 48 percent of sufferers are 60 years of age or older.

2010-11-01 15:43:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today provided a business update and reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010.

2010-10-29 18:51:24

Elderly patients with kidney failure get kidney transplants more often than they did a decade ago.

2010-09-14 00:54:32

In work suggesting a new approach to treating polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a leading cause of kidney failure, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston were able to block the formation of fluid-filled cysts, the hallmark of the disease, in a mouse model.

2010-07-30 14:41:28

Aggressive blood sugar control does not improve survival in diabetic patients with kidney failure.

2010-07-15 14:37:01

Chronic kidney disease affects millions in North America, with persons of African heritage being at a four-fold higher risk and those of Hispanic heritage having a two-fold higher risk compared to the rest of the population.

2010-06-08 11:02:27

Study reveals that clinicians can detect a broad range of post renal-transplant complications using a state-of-the-art molecular imaging technology.

2010-05-04 07:32:11

Lupus is a disease where the immune system attacks healthy cells of the body.

2010-03-11 13:27:00

Supported by the S.C. Kidney Care Community, Patients and Lawmakers, S.

2010-03-11 12:34:00

Patients Applaud Senate-Passed Medigap Legislation for Enhanced Patient Access to Insurance Coverage for Kidney Care; Look Forward to Working with House on Similar Effort ATLANTA, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Kidney Day today, members of the state's kidney community including patients, caregivers, family members and advocates from across Georgia are calling on their legislators to support policies that will enhance patients' access to health insurance for...

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