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2014-08-21 23:13:21

On August 15, the FDA announced that two lots of Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5% Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II), by Baxter International Inc., are recalled due to the presence of particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all...

2014-06-06 23:09:54

Diverticulitis Breakthrough is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, and detailed instructions on how to eliminate diverticulitis permanently. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Diverticulitis is a common digestive disease that involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall. Diverticulitis Breakthrough is a new program that provides people with natural remedies,...

2013-11-01 10:42:08

Body's immune response indicates type of infection and which antibiotics to use A patient's immune response may provide better and more rapid insights into the cause, severity, and prognosis of certain bacterial infections than conventional tests, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Such an "immune fingerprint" could lead to more accurate diagnoses and more appropriate antibiotic treatment. Approximately 11% of...

2013-04-11 14:52:52

A new study suggests that surgery for appendicitis that uses a pinhole incision through the navel may be a feasible alternative to traditional appendectomies. Published early online in the British Journal of Surgery, the findings indicate that larger studies to test the potential of the procedure are warranted. An experimental, minimally invasive, and scarless surgical procedure for appendicitis called transgastric appendicectomy avoids the use of external incisions and causes less pain...

2012-05-28 05:37:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- New research shows an infection called peritonitis commonly arises in the weeks before many dialysis patients die. The findings suggest that peritonitis may be a deadly condition for some kidney failure patients. Most kidney failure patients on dialysis get their treatments at a clinic, through hemodialysis. But about 10% to 20% receive treatments at home through peritoneal dialysis, where fluids are first pumped into the abdominal cavity to collect wastes from the...

2012-05-25 10:41:30

Peritonitis linked to premature death in patients on peritoneal dialysis Highlights: -An infection called peritonitis commonly arises in the weeks before many patients on peritoneal dialysis die. -More studies are needed to determine whether peritonitis causes premature death in dialysis patients. 10% to 20% of dialysis patients receive peritoneal dialysis. An infection called peritonitis commonly arises in the weeks before many dialysis patients die, according to a study...

2011-05-11 00:22:46

Health outcomes explored at DDW 2011 Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) shows that patients taking a blood thinner (clopidogrel) after having polyps removed during colonoscopy were at relatively low risk of bleeding. Another study shows that a new drug that acts as a hormone, teduglutide, increases intestinal absorption for individuals with short bowel syndrome, which may decrease dependence on intravenous fluid and nutritional support in this at-risk...

2011-01-25 12:52:57

Acute diverticulitis is the most common complication of diverticular disease, and its clinical presentation varies from mild local inflammation to full-blown perforation. After resolution of an acute episode, the best management strategy is as yet undefined, due to the risk of further episodes and the risk associated with elective surgical resection. Historically, surgical resection has been advocated after one episode of complicated diverticulitis (diverticulitis with perforation of the...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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