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2014-06-30 23:08:43

The Firm is representing numerous GranuFlo lawsuit clients who allegedly suffered serious cardiac injuries due to products included in the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte recall. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) stemming from the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall continue to mount in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an article published by the Associated Press on June 28th,...

2014-06-30 16:26:52

RIVER EDGE, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today that it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for 510(k) clearance, the DSU-H and SSU-H Ultrafilters to filter Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) quality...

2014-06-30 16:26:14

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Kidney Foundation, chronic kidney disease affects over 26 million adults in the U.S., and is caused by diabetes and high blood pressure. As kidney functions deteriorate, the kidney's ability to produce red blood cells declines, and results in anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the patient's blood is deficient in red blood cells and hemoglobin. Kidney dialysis is expensive, and the cost of anemia drugs has been...

2014-06-28 23:00:21

The Beat Kidney Disease program is now reviewed by http://www.DailyGossip.org. The magazine indicates that this is a simple, but a very effective method of enhancing kidneys health. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The Beat Kidney Disease review reveals that the new program will teach users how to lower creatinine levels, as well as how to use certain safe remedies to heal the kidneys, in a natural way. The new method was conceived as a step by step cure plan, so patients can...

2014-06-24 08:29:39

CMS data shows comprehensive, holistic care at DaVita improves patient outcomes DENVER, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced its 2014 end stage renal disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) results from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). DaVita outperformed other kidney care providers in every category, with 98.4...

2014-06-23 08:27:36

Dr. Abdulkareem Alsuwaida joins DaVita team in Saudi Arabia RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it has named Dr. Abdulkareem Alsuwaida, FRCPC, MSc, as chief medical officer for its operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. "Clinical excellence defines Dr. Alsuwaida's distinctive nephrology career," said Dennis...

2014-06-21 23:01:19

U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Provides Updated Numbers BOSTON. MA (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 More than 1,700 GranuFlo lawsuits have been filed in a Massachusetts federal court, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued an updated Case List on May 15, 2014 that showed 1,717 complaints have been filed on the behalf of patients who used GranuFlo or NaturaLyte during kidney dialysis treatment and were allegedly...

2014-06-17 08:28:22

New solution provides best-of-breed clinical and financial management tools to allow physicians more time for patient care IRVINE, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kareo Inc., the leading cloud-based medical office software and services provider for small medical practices, today announced the launch of a new cooperative relationship with Falcon EHR, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA). Together, the companies provide an integrated solution of software and...

2014-06-15 14:57:32

American Society of Nephrology Efforts needed to identify modifiable factors contributing to the higher mortality among black patients Among young adult dialysis patients living in poor neighborhoods, blacks have a significantly higher risk of dying while young compared with whites. The findings, which come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that more work is needed to understand social factors that could...

2014-06-13 16:23:15

Reliant Renal Care Opens Home Choice Dialysis Center in York Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Cheltenham, PA MEDIA, Pa., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Renal Care (RRC) is on a mission to provide dialysis patients a choice for their dialysis treatments. Residents of York Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on dialysis will no longer face the many hardships and health risks often associated with traveling to outside facilities for dialysis treatments. Reliant Renal Care's new...


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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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'