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2013-09-02 23:01:52

EpiCast Chronic Kidney Disease - Epidemiology forecast to 2022 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267725-epicast-chronic-kidney-disease-epidemiology-forecast-to-2022.html ) report provides an overview of the risk factors and the global and historical trends for CKD in the 6MM. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Chronic kidney disease (CKD), or chronic renal disease, is an asymptomatic, long-term condition that damages the kidneys and leads to the loss of kidney function over...

2013-08-30 10:48:35

Finding could be used to increase living kidney donation Socioeconomic status is a more important barrier to living kidney donation than cultural factors, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings may be useful for determining ways to increase living kidney donation in the United States. Living donor kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with kidney failure. It is well described...

2013-08-20 10:33:28

1. Too-low Diastolic Blood Pressure Can be Deadly for CKD Patients Having too-low diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may be deadly for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Blood pressure (BP) recommendations are stricter for patients with CKD than for the general population and focus on lowering actual BP (the measurement of both systolic BP [SBP] and DBP) without consideration for achieving a DBP that is too low. Researchers reviewed health records for 651,749 U.S. veterans with CKD to...

2013-08-19 15:36:40

Patients with heart failure who see a physician in the first month after leaving hospital are more likely to survive than those who do not see a doctor, reports a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The effect is slightly more pronounced in patients who see their regular physician rather than an unfamiliar physician. In the United States and Canada, more than $20 billion is spent every year on patients who are readmitted to hospital within 30 days after discharge....

2013-08-08 23:03:37

RenaGum™ is a new approach to helping people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) maintain normal phosphate levels. It is the first medical food that is not another pill or tablet you need to swallow, but a pleasant tasting sugar-free chewing gum made with natural ingredients. Hunt Valley, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Mastix Medica, an innovative specialty manufacturer of dietary supplements and functional foods, has introduced RenaGum™, a novel medical food that helps patients with...

2013-08-08 23:02:56

AAHFN promotes awareness of heart failure readmissions, rewards members for assisting patients with managing their disease. Mount Laurel, N.J. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is pleased to announce the winners of the 30-Day Readmission Award. The award recognizes heart failure (HF) treatment programs that have shown exceptional performance in the management of heart failure patients through significant reduction in patients’ readmission...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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