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2013-09-10 23:27:21

Approval of This Novel Phosphate Binder Will Be a Major Milestone for the Company Cary, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 BioLink Life Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical innovator, announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its New Drug Application for PiLo™ (calcium succinate capsules) for review. PiLo™ is the Company's patented phosphate binder for the treatment of elevated blood phosphate in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). Upon...

2013-09-06 12:28:06

A biomarker test developed initially to identify early acute kidney injury (AKI) after surgery has been shown to successfully detect AKI in emergency room patients with a variety of urgent health issues. In a study published online Sept. 5 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, the findings expand the overall utility and potential medical settings for using the test, according to researchers. The test measures the protein neutrophil gelatinase-associated...

2013-09-05 23:00:38

Guerbet announces first US adult injection of Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Guerbet announced today that Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, NY recently performed the first US adult injection of Dotarem® (gadoterate meglumine), the only macrocyclic and ionic gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The procedure was performed in an adult with borderline renal function. It follows the first...

2013-09-04 08:24:58

Ischemic stroke is characterized by an interruption of the blood supply to the brain, which can lead to brain damage and even death. Excess amounts of the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate are released during stroke events and further exacerbate brain cell death. Currently, there are no effective strategies for combating the effects ischemic stroke. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation , José Sánchez-Prieto and colleagues at the Universidad Complutense demonstrate...

2013-09-03 23:03:44

Global Dialysis Market Report 2013 Edition research provides overview of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) industry, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) market and Treatments for ESRD. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 This report analyzes the global dialysis market with focus on its segments including dialysis services, dialysis products, and dialysis drugs. Moreover, the regional market of China is also discussed in this research. Furthermore market dynamics such as the industry trends and...


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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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