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2013-09-23 23:34:17

Although Acthar Gel has numerous indications and data suggest that it may be a viable treatment option for resistant nephrotic syndrome, there remains a lack of guidelines on its use. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. James Wood, board-certified internist and nephrologist, gave an in-depth presentation on the use of Acthar Gel for the treatment of nephrotic syndrome. Although Acthar Gel has numerous indications and...

2012-12-21 11:18:13

Additional studies are needed to find better treatments Highlights: -Six months of steroid treatment in children with nephrotic syndrome did not reduce relapse rates or side effects compared with three months of treatment. -Because many children with nephrotic syndrome face frequent relapses, future research should focus on preventing relapses through new treatment strategies. -Nephrotic syndrome has an estimated incidence of two to seven cases per 100,000 children and a prevalence of...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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