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2014-04-10 23:22:45

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global dialysis equipment and accessories market is expected to grow to nearly $18.8 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7%. Peritoneal dialysis, the fastest-growing segment, is moving at a significant 8.2% CAGR. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Renal Dialysis Equipment: Technologies and Global Markets, the global dialysis equipment...

2014-04-10 12:28:26

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) stemming from the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that Fresenius Medical Care has announced a new NaturaLyte recall in Canada. According to a notification issued by HealthCanada on April 5, 2014, the NaturaLyte recall involves several specific lots of "NaturaLyte Sodium Bicarbonate Liquid...

2014-04-10 09:55:23

Findings from the Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure with an Aldosterone Antagonist (TOPCAT) trial, have revealed that adding the medication known as spironolactone (Aldactone) to existing therapy did not significantly reduce the composite time to either death from cardiovascular causes, surviving a cardiac arrest, or hospitaliization to manage heart failure in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction in a study funded by the National Heart, Lung and...

2014-04-09 23:30:30

Kidney Diet Secrets created by Rachelle Gordon is a new program that gives people techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to get rid of their kidney diseases quickly and permanently. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Kidney Diet Secrets is a new program developed by Rachelle Gordon, who has many years of experience in studying kidney diseases. The program provides people with a 3-step plan...

2014-04-09 12:30:45

Interest in ZS-9 and Patiromer is High After Review of Respective Product Profiles, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group (DRG) finds that surveyed nephrologists report significant declines in the use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis, while ESA use in stage 4 use has remained statistically flat and use in stage 3 has increased compared with Q1 2013....

2014-04-08 12:31:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renal Physicians Association (RPA) acknowledged the expertise and contributions of Balboa Nephrology Medical Group, Inc., based in San Diego, with its 2014 Exemplary Practice Award during the association's annual meeting, March 20-23, 2014, in Baltimore, Maryland. RPA President Dr. Robert Kossmann recognized the Balboa practice for its excellence in transplant care, home therapies, vascular access placement, clinical...

2014-04-08 08:28:39

Recommendations emphasize advances in treatment since original publication 10 years ago KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with more than a decade's worth of new research and data, Bradley Warady, MD, a physician at Children's Mercy Hospital, led efforts to update the "Optimal Care of the Infant, Child, and Adolescent on Dialysis" recommendations for providing care to pediatric dialysis patients. The recommendations were published online by the American Journal of...

2014-04-07 12:33:20

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for potassium chloride extended-release (ER) capsules, USP, in 600 mg (8 mEq K) and 750 mg (10 mEq K) strengths. Potassium chloride ER is indicated for the treatment of patients with hypokalemia with or without metabolic alkalosis, in digitalis intoxications, in...

2014-04-04 23:25:40

Cases are not confined to consolidated federal actions. National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over allegations of life-threatening side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced important new information about how consumers inquiring about whether to file an action similar to lawsuits filed over...

2014-04-04 10:32:55

Modest exercise has anti-inflammatory effects on the body Just a modest amount of exercise may help reduce kidney disease patients' risks of developing heart disease and infections, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Heart disease and infection are major complications and the leading causes of death in patients with chronic kidney disease. It is now well established that immune system dysfunction is involved...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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