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2013-11-14 23:32:17

Federal court actions will not affect consumers’ rights to seek compensation over allegations of life-threatening heart problems. Resource4thePeople’s national network of attorneys maintains offer of free consultations to consumers responding to FDA's concerns about dialysis patients suffering heart irregularities. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today a...

2013-11-14 23:26:29

Visible Health and KDIGO deliver evidence-based clinical guidelines for kidney disease care on the iPad. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Visible Health announced today collaboration with Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) to launch a free mobile application that will provide medical professionals kidney disease clinical best practices on the go. “This app puts a wealth of kidney disease information conveniently in the hands of everyone around the world,” said John...

2013-11-14 16:29:04

RIVER EDGE, N.J., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters, announced today financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30(th) 2013 and that the company entered into a bridge loan and security agreement with Lambda Investors LLC, an affiliate of Wexford Capital LP and the company's largest shareholder. Financial Performance for...

2013-11-13 23:00:23

New book tells of an extraordinary comeback from kidney failure to good health. LONDON (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Adeleke Eniola Oyenusi’s recovery from kidney failure inspired him to write his new book “Living a Normal and Healthy Life after Renal (Kidney) Failure” (published by Trafford Publishing) to encourage and educate other renal patients with little or no knowledge about the condition. “I asked my wife to quickly rush me to the hospital when I became breathless and feared...

2013-11-13 12:26:58

DALLAS, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Dialysis Market [(Hemodialysis - Machine, Dialyzer, Bloodlines, Concentrates, Services), (Peritoneal Dialysis - Cycler, Catheter, Dialysate, CCPD, CAPD, IPD), (End Users - Hospital, Independent Dialysis Center, Home Dialysis)] - Global Forecast to 2018", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Rest of the World. Browse 147...

2013-11-12 08:36:45

SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Kidney Centers has established an endowment fund to honor longtime physician leader Dr. Michael R. Kelly and to advance two causes he is passionate about: medical ethics and special care for the most fragile kidney patients. The fund recently reached a milestone of $150,000 in contributions. The fund builds on Northwest Kidney Centers' history as the birthplace of biomedical ethics. Services to be provided from the endowment fund could...

2013-11-10 00:21:29

- New Data from the Largest Prospective Trial of Adult Patients with aHUS and First Prospective Trial in Pediatric Patients with aHUS Confirm the Safety and Efficacy Profile of Soliris -- - ASN Meeting Also Features Three-year Update Data Highlighting Long-term Benefits of Chronic Soliris Therapy in Patients with aHUS - CHESHIRE, CT, Nov. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that researchers presented data from four clinical trials, all...

2013-11-09 23:01:01

Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System, on Saturday, will present late-breaking data showing that an investigational drug Triferic is well tolerated and effective in treating iron deficiency in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System on Saturday will present late-breaking data showing that an investigational drug Triferic is well tolerated and effective in treating iron deficiency in...

Low-Sodium Diets Could Prevent Kidney Failure, Heart Disease
2013-11-08 10:04:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Lowering the salt intake of heart and kidney patients could help prevent renal failure or cardiovascular disease, according to new research appearing online in Thursday’s edition of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Excessive sodium consumption is frequently associated with an increased risk of heart disease and declining kidney function, and chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients are more likely to be affected...

2013-11-07 14:10:40

Levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in components of dialysis machines may be toxic to the immune cells circulating in kidney failure patients' blood, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The hormone disruptor BPA is found in various components of dialysis machines—or dialyzers—that filter kidney failure patients' blood. Researchers led by Mauro Neri (San Bortolo Hospital, in Italy) analyzed the...


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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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