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2013-10-11 13:10:57

Hispanics tend to have difficult-to-match blood types and to live in regions with limited organs for transplantation In the United States, Hispanics with kidney failure are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to receive a kidney transplant largely due to their blood type and because of where they live, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings highlight the need to implement new deceased donor...

Urine Biomarkers Show Mitochondrial Dysfunction In Diabetic Kidney Disease
2013-10-11 11:00:20

University of California, San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified 13 metabolites – small molecules produced by cellular metabolism – that are significantly different in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease compared to healthy controls. Twelve of the 13 metabolites are linked to mitochondrial function, suggesting that suppression of mitochondria – the powerhouses of cells – is a fundamental characteristic of...

2013-10-11 08:24:07

Dialysis treatment and support in Rockland County has a brand new home NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The new and unique Center for Dialysis at Friedwald Center has taken patient care and comfort to a new level. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131011/PH95913-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131011/PH95913-b ) Its state-of the-art facility, set in a tranquil suburban setting, has spared no expense in transforming a therapeutic, clinical...

2013-10-10 23:02:51

The Firm is evaluating Granuflo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who suffered serious and life-threatening heart problems associated with the GranuFlo and NaturaLyte recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Hundreds of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) filed in the wake of last year’s recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs are moving forward in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Case Management Order...

2013-10-10 08:29:48

CENTENNIAL, Colo. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource, one of the nation's largest non-profit providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, and Humacyte, Inc., a pioneer in regenerative medicine pursuing development of investigational bioengineered blood vessels, announced today that they have entered into a long-term strategic manufacturing partnership. According to...

2013-10-09 16:23:34

Clinical study will investigate benefits of VWING for self-cannulation SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corporation today announced the launch of the SAVE-2 post-market clinical follow-up study. The SAVE-2 study follows the U.S. SAVE study, an IDE pivotal trial that clearly demonstrated the benefits of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide in restoring vascular access to hemodialysis patients with uncannulatable and deep arteriovenous fistulae. This robust...

2013-10-09 12:27:07

Event Recognizes Patients and Caregivers Who Are Lighting the Way in the Fight Against Kidney Disease WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund will celebrate its fifth annual national gala, The Hope Affair, on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. This year's event, themed "Lighting the Way," will be emceed by Emmy Award-winning FOX 5 news anchor Shawn Yancy. The American Kidney Fund will recognize...

2013-10-07 12:03:26

Restoring the process may protect obese individuals' kidneys Obesity increases a chronic kidney disease patient's risk of developing kidney failure. Obesity suppresses an important cellular process that prevents kidney cell damage, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that restoring the process could protect the kidney health of obese individuals. Obesity increases a chronic kidney...

2013-10-07 08:26:27

St. Louis Center Certified and Accepting Patients LAWRENCE, Mass., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that NxStage Kidney Care, Inc.'s first dialysis center has received Medicare certification from the Missouri Board of Health and is accepting new patients. NxStage Kidney Care was created from the ground up to support and encourage patient-centered care by providing enhanced access...

2013-10-04 12:23:21

Independent Data Analysis of the PEAK Quality Initiative Documents a 25% Improvement In Mortality Rate for Dialysis Patients Within the First 90 Days Of Treatment, 13.6% Improvement In First Year Rate WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 8 at 1 p.m. ET, Kidney Care Partners will host a Webinar to discuss the success of the PEAK (Performance Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care) Quality Campaign. The PEAK initiative spurred a 25 percent reduction in...


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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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