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2014-10-16 08:31:05

Annual Event Brings Kidney Community Together to Honor Inspirational Patients and Caregivers Who Are Leading the Fight Against Kidney Disease WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund will host its sixth annual gala, The Hope Affair, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. This year's event, themed "Sharing the Journey," will be emceed by Emmy Award-winning FOX 5 news anchor Shawn Yancy. "The Hope Affair...

2014-10-14 08:29:35

Users get customized food choices based on lifestyle, medical conditions and taste preferences NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- My Food Coach, an interactive nutrition portal, was launched today by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). My Food Coach by NKF builds upon the foundation's popular online Kidney Kitchen and offers additional features that enable people with a variety of health conditions and personal dietary needs to customize their food choices and meal...

2014-10-09 08:27:21

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astute Medical, Inc. and CRG today announced that Astute recently achieved a milestone under the terms of its existing term loan agreement with CRG. Under the term loan agreement, CRG will provide up to $30 million to support the commercialization of the NephroCheck(®) Test System. An additional $10 million will become available to Astute upon the achievement of certain revenue milestones. Last month, Astute announced receipt of 510(k)...

2014-10-07 12:31:55

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today the first 10 heart failure patients treated with the Barostim neo System(TM) under CE Mark approval. The newly approved therapy was made available to a few select Barostim Heart Failure Centers of Excellence beginning October 1(st). Asklepios Hospital Altona in Hamburg, The Heart Center of the University of Cologne, Universitatsklinikum Giessen, and Herzzentrum Dresden Universitatsklinik...

2014-10-01 04:21:55

Implantable Gel May Revolutionize the Treatment of Patients Who Lose the Ability to Pump Blood Efficiently to the Body LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoneStar Heart, Inc. today announced that it received the CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) for its Algisyl-LVR® hydrogel implant, the company's lead product for the treatment of advanced heart failure (HF). Classified in Europe and in the U.S. as a medical device, Algisyl-LVR is intended to reverse HF progression in...

2014-09-26 16:23:47

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 24, 2014 Heart Hospital of Austin became the first facility in Texas to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. The CardioMEMS HF System features a sensor that is implanted in the...

2014-09-18 16:27:32

ReportsnReports.com offers Acute Heart Failure - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 and Chronic Heart Failure Pipeline Review, H2 2014' research reports in its store. The reports provide an overview of the Acute Heart Failure's therapeutic pipeline and Chronic Heart Failure's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- These reports provide comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Acute Heart Failure and Chronic Heart Failure, complete with comparative...

2014-09-18 12:29:13

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Don Cherry and Terry Leon receive National Awards at Kidney Foundation of Canada 50(th) Anniversary Breakfast in recognition of their outstanding commitment to raising awareness of organ donation and the importance of early risk assessment for kidney disease. Their family experiences with kidney failure are poignantly shared in the Foundation's 50 Kidney Stories anniversary magazine. Don Cherry - Recipient, Kidney Foundation of Canada...

2014-09-18 08:28:52

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using its CytoSorb® blood purification technology to treat life-threatening inflammatory conditions such as sepsis, is a proud sponsor of: -- World Sepsis Day 2014 organized by the Global Sepsis Alliance -- The short film "97 seconds for sepsis" produced by the Global Sepsis Alliance -- The 3(rd) Annual Celebration of Sepsis Heroes...

2014-09-15 08:29:19

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cardiac POC Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Cardiac POC is a medical test performed near to the site of the patient. The Cardiac POCs are simple medical blood tests that include cholesterol and coagulation testing. Cardiac POC tests include Troponin and brain natriuretic peptide tests, which are used to diagnose cardiovascular...


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