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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).


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.