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2014-01-16 04:20:40

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prom season comes early for hundreds of teens and young adults (14 to 24 years old) who have kidney disease, who are on dialysis or who have had a transplant. Renal Support Network (RSN) steps out onto the dance floor Sunday, January 19, 2014, to host the 15(th) Annual Renal Teen Prom for these teens and their guests. Last week attendees and guests took their pick of evening gowns that were donated especially for the event. This...

2014-01-14 12:27:26

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As hundreds of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) filed in the wake of the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall continue to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a federal judge in Missouri has granted a motion filed by plaintiffs in one such case to remand the claim to state court in St. Louis. In an Order dated January 9, 2014, Magistrate Judge Thomas C. Mummert III of the...

2014-01-10 16:21:55

DUBLIN, January 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j635wj/nephrology_and) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Nephrology and Urology Devices Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j635wj/nephrology_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...

2014-01-10 11:33:47

Cells cause destructive scarring that contributes to kidney function decline New research reveals that certain cells contribute to kidney function decline, making them attractive targets for treatments against kidney failure. The findings will appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The blood-filtering cells in the kidneys—called podocytes—are critical to kidney function, and kidney failure can occur when as little as about 20% to 30%...

2014-01-10 11:26:19

A single dose of lithium helped restore kidney function in mice with acute kidney injury A mood stabilizer used to treat bipolar affective disorders may also help treat acute kidney injury, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings are significant because there are no effective therapies for AKI. AKI, an abrupt decline in kidney function, is an increasingly prevalent and potentially serious condition...

2014-01-09 23:00:23

DeepResearchReports.com offer “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Hemodialysis Machine Industry” in its store. The report provides development trends of this market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Hemodialysis Machine industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and...

2014-01-08 23:24:51

Proprietary Renal Nutrition Supplement Approved Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 In a move to expand its geographic reach to international markets and further implement the strategic growth plan of the company, Pentec Health, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a patent by the Intellectual Property Office of Australia for its specialty pharmacy compounded prescription renal formulation, PROPLETE®. Proplete® is a proprietary Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition...

2013-12-31 23:04:53

The Firm is representing individuals who allegedly suffered serious and catastrophic heart problems related to the GranuFlo recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Hundreds of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) filed after the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of...

2013-12-23 23:00:40

The Firm is representing clients in dialysis lawsuits that allege the use of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates caused patients to suffer serious heart problems, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 More than 400 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) filed in the wake of last year’s recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs continue to progress in the federal multidistrict...

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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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