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2014-04-28 16:31:53

Daughter Donates Kidney to Mother in Hollywood, Florida HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month not only marks Mother's Day for Michele Giordano, but also her 55(th) birthday, and she will be celebrating the most precious gift of all--the kidney she will be receiving in a living-donor transplant from her 22-year-old daughter, Jenna. The 22-year-old is honoring her mother by giving her the gift of life. "I feel incredibly blessed and happy to have someone who...

2014-04-28 12:31:12

- Study published online in Liver Transplantation - HORSHOLM, Denmark, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the publication of a Phase II study demonstrating conversion from twice-daily tacrolimus to once-daily Envarsus(®) in stable liver transplant patients in Liver Transplantation. Key points: -- Envarsus(®) is an extended release formulation of tacrolimus designed for once-daily dosing, flatter pharmacokinetics and greater...

2014-04-17 23:13:10

CPMC liver, kidney transplant programs earn recognition from transplant registry Sutter Health affiliate transplant team’s risk-adjusted survival rate is nation’s best. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Sutter Health affiliate California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) has been identified as the nation’s only hospital with both kidney and liver transplant programs that have higher-than-expected one- and three-year adult patient survivals that are statistically better-than-expected....

2014-04-15 08:31:27

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announced today, during National Donate Life Month, that Astellas Pharma US, Inc. was named the first-ever National Presenting Sponsor for the Kidney Walk. Through this partnership, Astellas will support more than 85 Kidney Walk events being held in major cities across the country. "Our partnership with NKF exemplifies what Astellas and these walks are all about - enabling patients to be their own...

2014-04-11 12:23:30

BANGALORE, India, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Organises a screening camp for patients with CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE Prevalence of kidney diseases in Ethiopia: In developing countries such as Ethiopia, chronic kidney disease is a growing problem. The incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rising due to increase in risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus. In Africa, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) has poor...

2014-04-03 12:58:10

New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV. The findings, which are published in the American Journal of Transplantation, suggest a new strategy in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Despite the effectiveness of antiviral therapies at suppressing HIV, the virus still persists indefinitely at low levels in infected patients who are diligent about taking their medications. "Current therapies fail to cure...

2014-04-02 23:02:04

Dr. Rubin to Lead Saint Luke's Kidney Transplant Program Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Mario F. Rubin, M.D., has joined Saint Luke’s Hospital as chief of nephrology and medical director of the Kidney Transplant Program. Dr. Rubin will lead a highly experienced team of nephrologists and transplant specialists who since 1969 have performed more than 1,400 kidney transplants. “Dr. Rubin brings to Saint Luke’s Kidney Transplant Program a wealth of experience and knowledge,...

2014-03-31 12:25:21

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Donate Life, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote organ donation and transplant awareness, will host a 1-mile walk around Sacramento Capitol Park starting at 8:00 AM on Saturday, April 12(th) at the West Steps of the State Capitol, 10(th) & L Street. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/PH94065-aLogo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/PH94065LOGO-b Celebrated in April each...

2014-03-28 12:21:53

DUBLIN, Mar. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lwpmln/investigation ) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Tacrolimus Market, 2009-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Tacrolimus, also named as ""FK506"" and ""FR-900506"", was developed by Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (later became Astellas Pharma by merging with Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co.,...

2014-03-15 08:21:40

In the news release, U.S. FDA Accepts Veloxis' New Drug Application for Envarsus® for the Prevention of Organ Rejection in Kidney Transplant Patients, issued 13-Mar-2014 by Veloxis Pharmaceuticals, we are advised that the first bullet should read "FDA has set a target review date under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) of October 30, 2014" rather than "October 3, 2014" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. FDA Accepts Veloxis' New Drug...


Latest Kidney transplantation Reference Libraries

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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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