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2014-05-12 12:31:13

Patient Pathways, VillageHealth Recognized with National Awards DENVER, May 12, 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 that its approach to integrated care has been recognized with two Dorland Health "Case In Point" Platinum Awards, a unique awards program that recognizes the most successful and innovative case-management programs working to improve...

2014-05-09 23:08:23

NaphCare, Inc., an independent leader providing proactive and comprehensive correctional healthcare and state-of-the-art technology, is honored to congratulate Leilani Castillo of Denver, CO for receiving the Quality Care Award from American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA). Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Ms. Castillo has worked with NaphCare since July 2007 and has served as the Unit Manager at the Denver Reception and Diagnostic Center in Denver, CO. Ms. Castillo was...

2014-05-09 13:37:38

American Society of Nephrology More frequent face-to-face physician visits in the month following hospital discharge may help reduce a kidney failure patient's chances of needing to be sent back to the hospital. That's the conclusion of a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The study also found that closer outpatient monitoring of kidney failure patients following hospital discharge could cut health care costs significantly....

2014-05-08 09:47:04

A major new pediatric research study led by a Wayne State University researcher, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), has "major implications" for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in millions of American children. The largest study of its kind in the world, it provides convincing evidence that children with a common...

2014-05-06 08:35:44

Three DaVita Nurses Make a Difference for Houstonians HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that three of its dialysis nurses made the Houston Chronicle's Top 100 Nurses list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/LA75036LOGO-b DaVita's dialysis nurses are the only dialysis nurses recognized on the list. Judy Geraci, director of clinical...

2014-05-03 23:02:21

Wright & Schulte LLC Notes The Judge That Dismissed Some of the More Than 1,500 Granuflo Lawsuits Against the Makers of GranuFlo and Naturalyte Has Also Ruled That The Dialysis Lawsuits Can Be Re-Filed Under Fraudulent Concealment. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC have learned that U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson issued an order on April 9 in the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado that because DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. did...

2014-05-02 23:04:30

Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Causes Hits Agricultural Communities Around the World Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 With a special issue—Chronic Kidney Disease Hits Agricultural Communities—MEDICC Review becomes the first peer-reviewed journal to devote an entire issue to this epidemic. In the past two decades, deaths from chronic kidney disease (CKD) have risen so rapidly that CKD now represents the third highest rate of increase among the top causes of death,...

2014-05-01 12:32:14

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today RPA joins 14 other kidney organizations to promote changes in kidney care on Capitol Hill. Participants in Kidney Community Advocacy Day represent health professionals and kidney patients and will meet with elected officials and their staff to discuss issues that will improve the treatment and quality of life for millions of Americans: increasing federal investment in kidney research, and extending lifetime immunosuppressive drug...

2014-04-29 23:14:32

Daily Gossip publishes a review to the Beat Kidney Disease program. This is a new method of enhancing kidney health and improving wellbeing. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Beat Kidney Disease review reveals that the new program actually focuses on teaching patients how to lower creatinine levels and protect the kidneys from future damage. This is a new natural program, so Daily Gossip indicates that it can be an option for all sufferers. Daily Gossip reveals that "Beat...

2014-04-25 23:09:17

Over 1,500 cases have now been filed over allegations of life-threatening heart problems. National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced key new developments for consumers who are interested in litigation over allegations that GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.