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2014-01-24 23:00:59

The Firm is representing numerous individuals in GranuFLo lawsuits that allege serious heart injuries due to GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) filed in the wake of the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, one of the most recent claims was filed in the U.S....

2014-01-24 11:33:02

Patients with sickle cell trait require more anemia drugs The presence of sickle cell trait among African Americans may help explain why those on dialysis require higher doses of an anemia medication than patients of other ethnicities, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Additional studies are needed to determine the long-term health consequences of this increased dosing. Sickle cell trait represents the...

2014-01-21 23:01:30

Brian Radbill, MD, FACP, a 15-year veteran of the Mount Sinai Health System, has been named Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Mount Sinai Queens. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Brian Radbill, MD, FACP, a 15-year veteran of the Mount Sinai Health System, has been named Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Mount Sinai Queens. In that position, Dr. Radbill will oversee the delivery of high-quality, patient-focused medical care...

2014-01-18 23:01:13

The Firm is investigating dialysis lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, sudden cardiac death, and other catastrophic health problems allegedly related to Fresenius Medical Care’s 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 As GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) filed in the wake of the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs continue to move forward in courts around the...

2014-01-17 11:25:17

Depending on where they live, kids may get an organ in a matter of weeks or have to wait several years A new study has revealed large geographic variation in waiting times for children across the United States in need of kidney transplants, with differences due mainly to local supply and demand. The findings, which will appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that broader geographic sharing of kidneys for children should be...

2014-01-16 08:27:51

New testing approach uses Next Gen Sequencing platform MILWAUKEE, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BloodCenter of Wisconsin's Diagnostic Laboratories today announced the availability of a comprehensive genetic evaluation using next generation sequencing (NGS) technology for patients with Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS). BloodCenter is among the first to offer clinical diagnostics using NGS, providing a dramatically shortened timeline for obtaining test results for this...

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%...


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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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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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