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2014-04-18 12:02:46

Certain prenatal risk factors are associated with the development of chronic kidney disease in children, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Future studies should investigate whether modifying these factors could help protect children's kidney health. Risks for certain types of kidney disease may arise before birth, and researchers suspect that the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be programmed...

2014-04-17 08:28:50

HAYWARD, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it is partnering with the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to become a National Sponsor of Kidney Walk, the country's largest walk to raise money and awareness for kidney disease. Through this partnership, Questcor will support more than 85 Kidney Walks across the country. The nationwide series is comprised of community events that call attention to kidney disease and the need...

2014-04-16 16:30:13

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Dialysis Equipment and Concentrateshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_market_dialysis_equipment_concentrates.html Abstract:The total dialysis device and concentrates market will grow to a value of almost $2 billion over the forecast period. The total dialysis device and concentrates market includes the markets for hemodialysis machines,...

2014-04-16 12:31:20

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82q9qt/dialysis_market) has announced the addition of the "Dialysis Market by Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis & End Users - Global Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82q9qt/dialysis_market ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global market has...

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...

2014-04-15 08:30:09

Freedom and flexibility from home hemodialysis helps husband visit family LAWRENCE, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical Inc., (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative home dialysis products, is proud to share current NxStage patient Henning's story of resilience and strength. For Henning, who has spent his life pursuing active and athletic endeavors around the world, more frequent home hemodialysis (HHD) with the NxStage® System One(TM) proved to be a...

2014-04-14 12:37:35

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renal Physicians Association released a free iPad app to assist nephrologists with shared decision-making (SDM) and pain and symptom management for acute kidney injury (AKI), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients at the point of care. Adam Weinstein, MD, a RPA Board Member and the leader of the app development team, explains that the RPA SDM Toolkit app is an interactive, workflow-driven...

2014-04-14 12:32:58

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Clinical Research (DCR) (NYSE: DVA), a specialty contract research organization with services spanning the full spectrum of drug and device development, today announced that company representatives will present four abstracts at the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) 45(th) National Symposium scheduled for April 13-16, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140212/DC63568LOGO ANNA is designed...

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...

2014-04-11 12:05:26

Targeting cytomegalovirus may help restore health A virus that is present in most people in a latent state may induce or exacerbate anemia in patients with kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings point to a new therapeutic target for affected individuals. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients and kidney transplant recipients often develop anemia, or low levels of red blood cells. This...


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Hypertension (journal)
2012-05-14 11:48:30

Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest. This journal focuses on...

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