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2014-01-30 12:28:54

Study shows impact of educational programs and clinical tools on the treatment of renal cell carcinoma RESTON, Va., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical Care Options (CCO), the leading provider of clinical educational content and technological learning platforms, along with its partners, the Annenberg Center for the Health Sciences and AXDEV Group, announced today that it will present key findings from a national educational needs assessment on renal cell carcinoma in a...

2014-01-28 23:28:54

Kidney Disease Solution, created by Duncan Capicchiano, is a brand new treatment for kidney disease, covering useful tips and techniques that people should apply to get healthy kidneys. The Kidney Disease Solution review is published on the site Vkool.com, showing readers whether or not this treatment is worth investing. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The Kidney is a very important organ in the body. Kidney Disease Solution is useful for people who want to learn how to cure kidney...

2014-01-17 11:25:17

Depending on where they live, kids may get an organ in a matter of weeks or have to wait several years A new study has revealed large geographic variation in waiting times for children across the United States in need of kidney transplants, with differences due mainly to local supply and demand. The findings, which will appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that broader geographic sharing of kidneys for children should be...

2014-01-16 04:20:40

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prom season comes early for hundreds of teens and young adults (14 to 24 years old) who have kidney disease, who are on dialysis or who have had a transplant. Renal Support Network (RSN) steps out onto the dance floor Sunday, January 19, 2014, to host the 15(th) Annual Renal Teen Prom for these teens and their guests. Last week attendees and guests took their pick of evening gowns that were donated especially for the event. This...

2014-01-13 04:20:59

STOCKHOLM, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, announces it has completed recruitment of patients into a Phase IIb NEFIGAN study of its orphan drug product, Nefecon(R) (http://www.nefigan.net). Pharmalink expects to announce top-line results in mid-2015. The Phase IIb study is a multi-center, randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled clinical trial designed to assess the efficacy and safety...

2014-01-10 11:33:47

Cells cause destructive scarring that contributes to kidney function decline New research reveals that certain cells contribute to kidney function decline, making them attractive targets for treatments against kidney failure. The findings will appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The blood-filtering cells in the kidneys—called podocytes—are critical to kidney function, and kidney failure can occur when as little as about 20% to 30%...

2014-01-10 11:26:19

A single dose of lithium helped restore kidney function in mice with acute kidney injury A mood stabilizer used to treat bipolar affective disorders may also help treat acute kidney injury, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings are significant because there are no effective therapies for AKI. AKI, an abrupt decline in kidney function, is an increasingly prevalent and potentially serious condition...

2013-12-21 23:02:17

Kidney Disease Solution is the latest treatment program for those with kidney disease. A full Kidney Disease Solution review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows whether this program is helpful or not. (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Kidney Disease Solution is a new natural method that is designed by Duncan Capicchiano who claims to help people treat the kidney disease permanently. The natural method provides users with safe tips, which show them how to reduce creatinine levels, how to improve...

2013-12-16 23:24:52

With his medical expertise and practical experience of treating kidney disease, Duncan Cappicchiano claims that his natural kidney disease treatment, The Kidney Disease Solution, can help patients improve their kidney function. The site abb2u.com has a complete overview that indicates whether the treatment is safe for patients to apply. (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 The Kidney Disease Solution is a natural kidney disease treatment developed by Duncan Capicchiano. As a naturopath, he has done...

2013-12-15 23:00:49

Kidney Diet Secrets written by Rachelle Gordon is the latest book that helps people boost their kidney function naturally without using drugs. Hector Sheldon from the site HealthReviewCenter.com performed a detailed Kidney Diet Secrets review that indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Kidney Diet Secrets is the latest book that helps people create a healthy diet plan to boost their kidney function. This book is penned by Rachelle Gordon, a veteran...


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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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