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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...

2013-11-07 14:08:01

Increased consumption of vegetable protein was linked with prolonged survival among kidney disease patients in a new a study. The findings will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. Due to poor kidney function, toxins that are normally excreted in the urine can build up in the blood of individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Research shows that compared with animal protein, vegetable protein intake in patients is...

2013-11-04 23:02:27

The Firm is investigating dialysis lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious and life-threatening heart problems associated with last year’s recall of Fresenius Medical Care’s GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The federal court overseeing hundreds of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) filed in the wake of last year’s recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs held a Status Conference on...


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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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.