Latest kidney transplant Stories

2011-02-11 14:29:00

Test monitors level of a drug that helps prevent kidney rejection SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.

2011-01-14 08:55:59

Patients who must return to dialysis after a kidney transplant failure survive just as well on home dialysis as hospital dialysis, but few choose that option.

2011-01-14 08:45:40

Patients returning to dialysis after kidney transplant failure present unique challenges compared with other dialysis patients: they have been exposed to very powerful immunosuppressive medications and have been on dialysis for a longer period of time than other dialysis patients.

2010-11-22 13:20:47

Research shows that people with low incomes are more likely to develop kidney failure and less likely to receive a living donor kidney transplant than people of other socioeconomic classes.

2010-11-11 06:30:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NephRx Corporation today announced that it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial of its lead compound NX001 and has successfully dosed the first subject in the study.

2010-10-29 18:51:24

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

2010-10-01 13:53:54

South Asian men and women have more than twice the risk of suffering a heart attack after a kidney transplant.

2010-09-15 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

2010-09-03 18:12:36

Individuals who received a non-kidney organ transplant in the past may be more likely to be listed for a kidney transplant prior to initiation of dialysis (pre-emptive listing) than other candidates.

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