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2014-06-30 08:29:40

- Result seen across stable and de novo kidney transplant patients - HORSHOLM, Denmark, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced that once-daily Envarsus(®) XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets), an investigational new drug under FDA review for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients, demonstrated a lower treatment failure rate in African-Americans compared with twice-daily tacrolimus (Prograf(®)). These study...

2014-06-25 08:27:04

Web Series Provides Latinos with Culturally-Relevant Information on Life-Saving Medical Procedure LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mendez National Institute of Transplantation Foundation (MNITF) announced that its telenovela-style web series, Fixing Paco, has been nominated for three 2014 Imagen Awards for Best Web Series: Drama; Comedy; and Reality or Informational. Funded by the UniHealth Foundation, Fixing Paco provides dialysis patients and their families with...

2014-06-19 09:49:24

King's College London Heart attack patients with kidney problems may not be getting the full treatment they need, according to a new study led by King's College London. The study found that patients admitted to hospital with chest pains and poorly functioning kidneys are less likely to be given an angiogram and early invasive treatment, which might increase their chance of surviving a heart attack. People admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack are normally offered early...

2014-06-17 23:04:17

Preliminary Results Show Herbal Extract NT619 Significantly Reduced Hypertension, High Blood Sugar, in Pre-Clinical Study Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A two-year, $300,000 DSF Charitable Foundation grant to Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) researchers, supporting the study of pancreatic transplantation and the use of herbal medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, is already showing intriguing results in the treatment of hypertension and high blood sugar in a pre-clinical...

2014-06-12 23:14:32

Dr. Prakash Rao accepts award from the National Kidney Registry for the work of NJ Sharing Network Transplant Laboratory. New Providence, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 NJ Sharing Network’s state-of-the-art lab has received the National Kidney Registry’s “Excellence in Teamwork Award” for its participation in the longest kidney swap of 2013. NJ Sharing Network participated in “Chain 221,” the second longest chain in the history of kidney transplants with 56 participants, through...

2014-06-09 20:22:38

Bill introduced by Representatives Tom Marino and John Lewis would improve lives of kidney patients WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP) today praised Representatives Tom Marino (R-PA) and John Lewis (D-GA) for introducing "The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 4814)," a bill supporting improvements in the research, treatment and care of chronic kidney disease to benefit more than 400,000 Americans...

2014-06-04 15:42:09

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that new therapies for kidney disease could be developed more quickly by revising the definition of kidney disease progression used during clinical trials. If adopted, the new definition could shorten the length of some clinical trials and also potentially encourage more clinical trials in kidney disease. The findings will be published in the June...

2014-06-03 16:25:04

HORSHOLM, Denmark, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the hiring of senior level management in preparation for potential U.S. commercialization of Envarsus(®) XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets) an investigational new drug under FDA review for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients. Key points: -- Envarsus( )XR is an extended release formulation of tacrolimus being designed for once-daily...

2014-05-29 12:28:41

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 30(th), nephrologists and kidney patients from across the country will convene in Washington to participate in the Renal Physicians Association's (RPA) annual Capitol Hill Day. Coordinated in collaboration with the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), RPA's Capitol Hill day offers kidney patients and nephrologists the opportunity to advocate on issues impacting the delivery of effective and appropriate kidney disease...

2014-05-22 23:16:21

New book tells of an extraordinary comeback from kidney failure to good health. London (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Adeleke Eniola Oyenusi’s recovery from kidney failure inspired him to write his new book “Living a Normal and Healthy Life after Renal (Kidney) Failure” (published by Trafford Publishing) to encourage and educate other renal patients with little or no knowledge about the condition. “I asked my wife to quickly rush me to the hospital when I became breathless and feared I...


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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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