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Latest Nephrotic syndrome Stories

2012-06-02 23:02:02

Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two.

2012-05-15 05:16:56

Although some anecdotal cases and studies report that the drug rituximab can benefit children that are resistant to standard treatment for idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS), a recent study unfortunately proves otherwise.

2012-05-11 12:03:58

The drug rituximab, an antibody that targets the immune system and is often used to treat immune disorders such as lymphoma and arthritis, has recently emerged as a potential treatment for a childhood kidney disorder known as idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS).


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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