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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...

2014-06-11 08:27:59

ALBANY, New York, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Needle-Free Drug Delivery Devices Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/needle-free-drug-delivery-devices-market-jet-injectors-inhalers-transdermal-patch-and-novel-needle-technology-global-industry-analysis-size-share-growth-trends-and-forecast-2013-2019 ] (Jet Injectors, Inhalers, Transdermal Patch And Novel Needle Technology) - Global Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-06-10 08:29:25

DaVita Rx provides kidney care patients with disease-specific pharmacy alternative DALLAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Rx, a full-service pharmacy created for patients with complex chronic conditions, such as those with kidney disease, announced today that it has filled its 15 millionth prescription since the company's inception in 2005. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116282 DaVita Rx provides specialized services that improve access and adherence...

2014-06-09 20:22:38

Bill introduced by Representatives Tom Marino and John Lewis would improve lives of kidney patients WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP) today praised Representatives Tom Marino (R-PA) and John Lewis (D-GA) for introducing "The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 4814)," a bill supporting improvements in the research, treatment and care of chronic kidney disease to benefit more than 400,000 Americans...

2014-06-09 12:26:27

SALT LAKE CITY, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corp. today announced that the Journal Of Vascular Surgery has published the results of a 54 subject, six-month follow-up of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide that demonstrated the device's safety and efficacy (http://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(14)00764-2/fulltext). The VWING is a surgically placed vascular needle guide that is completely subcutaneous and extravascular. The VWING provides an easily palpable target for...

2014-06-09 08:28:01

Commitment to Patient Care, Sustainability and Goodwill Continues to Grow DENVER, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced the release of its 2013 Community Care report, which highlights progress on key initiatives supporting the company's vision for corporate social responsibility (CSR). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/LA75036LOGO-b The report,...

2014-06-08 23:02:43

While Over 1,000 Dialysis Medication Lawsuits Await Litigation, Fresenius Medical Care North America Issues NaturaLyte Recall After Discovering its Dialysis Medication Could Have Higher Levels of Bacteria Than Allowed Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 With litigation underway in a Massachusetts federal court where at least 1,717 Dialysis Medication Lawsuit have been filed in connection with the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall, Fresenius Medical Care North America has...

2014-06-04 15:42:09

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that new therapies for kidney disease could be developed more quickly by revising the definition of kidney disease progression used during clinical trials. If adopted, the new definition could shorten the length of some clinical trials and also potentially encourage more clinical trials in kidney disease. The findings will be published in the June...

2014-06-03 23:02:32

The Firm is representing numerous clients in GranuFlo Lawsuits, all of which allege the use of GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates caused serious, and sometimes deadly, heart injuries. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 As GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) filed in the wake of the 2012 recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that products included in a second NaturaLyte...


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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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