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2013-06-14 23:00:36

Just in time for Father´s Day, 32-year-old Leonard Burke receives the gift of life from his father, Ronald. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 This is one family that really knows how to celebrate Father´s Day. Exactly two weeks ago, Leonard Burke, 32, of Richmond Hills, Queens, received the gift of life from his father, Ronald, in the form of a second transplanted kidney. During a press conference held at the North Shore University Hospital Transplant Center to showcase the...

2013-06-04 23:22:26

Dialyspa dialysis centers address the questions and needs of those beginning dialysis treatments by offering personal tours and monthly support groups at each of their three Houston clinics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Sometimes kidneys can decrease in function over a period of time, such as when someone has Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Other times kidneys fail unexpectedly due to trauma, reaction to medications or other situations that damage the...


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2011-01-05 16:14:54

The BK virus, a member of the polyomavirus family, has no major consequences of infected except with those that are immunocomprimised or immunosuppressed. The virus was first isolated in 1971 from the urine sample of a renal transplant patient whose initials were B.K. Similar in genome sequences to the JCV virus they are most easily identified and differentiated from each other through serological tests using specific antibodies or through PCR based genotyping approach. Most people are...

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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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