Latest Organ failure Stories

2013-06-06 23:18:17

As many as 39 recently diagnosed heart failure patients who meet specified health and financial-need criteria can participate -- free of charge -- in a four-month exercise rehabilitation program cooperatively administered by the Congestive Heart Failure Clinic and Cardiac Rehabilitation program at St. Joseph Health Center. Warren, OH (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Recently diagnosed heart failure patients in Trumbull County are benefiting from a Humility of Mary Health Partners pilot program...

2013-06-04 23:22:26

Dialyspa dialysis centers address the questions and needs of those beginning dialysis treatments by offering personal tours and monthly support groups at each of their three Houston clinics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Sometimes kidneys can decrease in function over a period of time, such as when someone has Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Other times kidneys fail unexpectedly due to trauma, reaction to medications or other situations that damage the...

2013-05-31 11:00:24

Researchers have found that conditions in the womb can affect kidney development and have serious health implications for the child not only immediately after birth, but decades later. In a paper published today in The Lancet an international team, including Monash University's Professor John Bertram and the University of Queensland's Professor Wendy Hoy, reviewed existing, peer-reviewed research on kidney health and developmental programming - the effects of the in utero environment on...

2013-05-24 11:39:25

Behaviors that protect the heart may also prolong patients' lives Maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle may also help protect chronic kidney disease patients from developing kidney failure and dying prematurely, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that patients with kidney disease should be encouraged to improve their heart health. Poor kidney health puts people at risk of developing heart...

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