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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.

2014-10-21 08:32:47

Renowned Nephrologist to Head Up Hospital Services Group DENVER, Oct.

2014-10-16 08:31:05

Annual Event Brings Kidney Community Together to Honor Inspirational Patients and Caregivers Who Are Leading the Fight Against Kidney Disease WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-15 08:28:58

DaVERT Minimizes Impact of Disasters on Kidney Care Community DENVER, Oct.

2014-10-14 08:29:35

Users get customized food choices based on lifestyle, medical conditions and taste preferences NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-10-13 08:26:22

CLO Oversees All Medical, Clinical Operations for DaVita Labs DELAND, Fla., 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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  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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