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2014-11-20 12:31:27

The DUET study is now recruiting patients with FSGS ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov.

2014-11-19 08:27:16

Las Vegas, Orlando, Houston top the list of destinations for dialysis friendly travel DENVER, Nov.

2014-11-15 20:21:15

- Treatment with RG-012 Protects Kidney Function and Demonstrates Additive Therapeutic Effect with Emerging Standard of Care in Preclinical Model of Alport Syndrome - LA JOLLA, Calif.,

2014-11-12 12:31:37

Initiative aims to improve kidney disease diagnosis and treatment for at-risk Americans NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-03 08:25:51

Company shares resources to help individuals with diabetes assess their risk for kidney disease DENVER, Nov.

2014-11-03 04:21:41

STOCKHOLM, November 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, announces that clinical results from the initial

Mediterranean Diet
2014-10-31 04:00:46

Adhering to a Mediterranean-style diet may significantly reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).

2014-10-30 08:36:15

LAWRENCE, Mass., Oct.

2014-10-27 04:22:05

STOCKHOLM, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key patent granted in Japan Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on

2014-10-22 20:23:41

Resolves all Pending Issues Regarding Joint Ventures in Question DENVER, Oct.


Latest Kidney Reference Libraries

Kidney
2013-04-30 13:58:54

Kidneys are the organs in the body that regulate blood pressure, electrolytes, acid-base homeostasis and other homeostatic functions. Formation and Orientation Kidneys can be found in the abdominal cavity, one on each side of the spine in the retroperitoneum, located at the back of the abdominal cavity. Kidneys are usually 11 to 14 centimeters long, six centimeters wide and four centimeters thick. The parenchyma of the kidney is made up of the renal cortex and the renal medulla....

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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