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2014-08-29 23:02:46

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs who suffered catastrophic heart injuries allegedly related to the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The family of a California woman who died from cardiac arrest following a series of dialysis treatments has filed a GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) that alleges her death was the result of Fresenius Medical Care’s GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis...

2014-08-28 23:02:44

Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable...

2014-08-28 08:23:06

HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today announced that Blake T. DeBerry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jerry M. Brooks, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will deliver a presentation at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Their remarks are scheduled to begin at 12:25 p.m. EDT / 11:25 a.m. CDT. The presentation slides will be available beginning at the time of the presentation...

2014-08-25 08:27:42

Patients, nurses and nephrologists nominate their "Nurse Hero" in celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today launched the Nurse Hero Campaign a first-of-its-kind home hemodialysis nurse recognition that honors the dedication and compassion of the nephrology nursing community. Beginning today, patients, nephrologists and fellow nurses can nominate their...

2014-08-22 23:06:12

More Than 5,000 Cases Now Being Handled in Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 According to a July 15 article in the Boston Herald, the number of lawsuits involving the use of dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte being heard in two Massachusetts courts now exceeds 5,000, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs allege that the manufacturer of these products, Fresenius Medical Care – which also owns thousands of dialysis clinics across the United States –...

2014-08-21 23:13:21

On August 15, the FDA announced that two lots of Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5% Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II), by Baxter International Inc., are recalled due to the presence of particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all...

2014-08-20 23:02:26

A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in a new analysis led by experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an analysis led by experts...

2014-08-18 23:05:40

Mathea Ford, Registered Dietitian, Author and CEO of Renal Diet Headquarters will be presenting “Dining Out While on Dialysis…Yes You Can” at the National Patient Meeting for the American Association of Kidney Patients at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on September 26-28, 2014. Renal Diet Headquarters provides nutrition, meal planning and renal diet counseling and services to kidney patients in various stages of the disease. Moore, OK (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 During the...

2014-08-18 16:28:18

Second Phase 3 Registrational Study Meets Primary and All Secondary Endpoints THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that a second placebo-controlled Phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), receiving hemodialysis, met its primary and all secondary endpoints. The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with > 30 percent...

2014-08-14 20:22:56

RIVER EDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Recent Highlights -- First commercial use of the Nephros on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration...


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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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