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2014-09-04 08:30:11

Speak to Canadians fighting a life-threatening kidney disease TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - While 46-year-old Cheri Barton looks like she is nine months pregnant, she isn't. Cheri has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a life-threatening, genetic disease that causes multiple cysts to form on the kidneys, resulting in massive enlargement of the kidneys (up to three to four times their normal size) and can impact the function of surrounding organs, like the...

2014-07-28 20:24:33

HAYWARD, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), today announced financial results and operational update for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $7.3 million, compared to $8.3 million for the same period in 2013. The decrease in net loss is a direct result of a decrease in interest expense in the current period. Net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $15.2 million,...

2014-07-10 08:27:57

The Family Reunion Health Guide helps families talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) offers the Family Reunion Health Guide to help African American families talk at family reunions and other summer events about the connection between kidney disease, and more common conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. Designed to be used by...

2014-07-10 04:21:24

STOCKHOLM, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, has had core patents for its late-stage clinical candidate Nefecon(R) issued in the key markets United States, Europe, China and Hong Kong. A patent is pending in Japan. Nefecon is a potential disease-modifying treatment for patients with primary IgA nephropathy at risk of developing end-stage renal disease. Nefecon has shown positive results in an...

2014-06-11 08:30:16

-Special Protocol Assessment for trial design and planned analysis agreed upon by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration PRINCETON, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc., announced today that patient enrollment has begun for a new Phase 3b study of tolvaptan for adult patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), the most common, life-threatening, inherited genetic kidney disorder.(1) The company reached an...

2014-05-13 08:33:02

HAYWARD, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), today announced financial results and operational update for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Financial Results: Net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 was $7.9 million, compared to $7.6 million for the same period in 2013. Operating expenses for the three months ended March 31, 2014 increased to $7.6 million from $6.9 million in the same period of...

2014-04-29 08:34:47

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/47l86b/global_diabetic) has announced the addition of the "Global Diabetic Nephropathy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Diabetic nephropathy is a disease of the kidney glomerulus, which is caused by high blood sugar. When diabetes damages kidneys, which contain millions of tiny blood vessel clusters (glomeruli) that filter waste...

2014-04-28 23:10:49

All Natural Kidney Health And Kidney Function Restoration Program” is a brand new remedy, developed by Robert Galarowicz N.D, offering a lot of tips and remedies for improving kidney function. The entire “All Natural Kidney Health And Kidney Function Restoration Program” review, published on Vkool.com, tells people whether or not this remedy is worth trying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Kidney plays an important role in human excretory system. “All Natural Kidney Health And...

2014-04-04 10:32:55

Modest exercise has anti-inflammatory effects on the body Just a modest amount of exercise may help reduce kidney disease patients' risks of developing heart disease and infections, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Heart disease and infection are major complications and the leading causes of death in patients with chronic kidney disease. It is now well established that immune system dysfunction is involved...

2014-03-28 23:25:09

Kidney Function Restoration Program developed by Robert Galarowicz teaches people how to improve kidney function naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Kidney Function Restoration Program was developed by Robert Galarowicz who had many years of experience in the health industry. The program introduces to people natural remedies that help them improve their renal function and reverse their renal...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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