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Mourning Builds on Recent Florida Legislative Victory for Kidney Patients, Promotes National Policies to Build on Quality Improvements, Enhance Patients' Access to Care MIAMI, Oct.
Women who have had a kidney transplant and have good kidney function can get pregnant and give birth without jeopardizing their health or the health of their transplant.
Active sculptor and wood carver makes quick return to the studio CHICAGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly six years of dialysis finally began to take a heavy toll on 84-year-old Juan Guano.
Increasing CMV prevention from 3 to 6 months lowers risks while reducing cost.
DETROIT, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital is the first in Michigan to participate in a domino donor kidney transplant in which eight patients received a new kidney from eight unrelated donors at four hospitals in four states. Surgeries were performed on four separate days at Henry Ford, The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St.
A new report shows that kidney transplant patients have a weaker response to flu vaccines than healthy individuals, especially in the first six months after receiving a transplant.
Early results from a Mayo Clinic (http://www.mayoclinic.org/transplantcenter-rst/) research study demonstrate the effectiveness of a new approach to blocking an important part of the immune system that causes severe damage to some kidney transplants.
DEERFIELD, Ill., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Astellas Pharma US, Inc. approval for the use of Prograf(R) (tacrolimus) in conjunction with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) for the prevention of organ rejection in kidney transplant recipients.
Governor Expected to Sign Legislation to Provide Access to Medigap Secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Patients Next Month TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following unanimous support in the Florida House this week, the Florida Senate today also voted unanimously for the bill renamed "The Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act" that will help a special population of Florida's kidney failure patients and the disabled access the care they need.
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