Latest polycystic kidney disease Stories

2011-02-24 09:38:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PKD Foundation is today announcing that Mr. Dan Larson will be retiring from his long-time position as the Foundation's President and CEO, and will be transitioning into a new role as the Foundation's Senior Advisor and CEO-Emeritus.

2010-11-11 22:06:17

Researchers report that a drug commonly used to treat diabetes may also retard the growth of fluid-filled cysts of the most common genetic disorder, polycystic kidney disease.

2010-10-21 08:30:00

DALLAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A dozen nephrologists associated with Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) have been named to D Magazine's list of the Best Doctors in Dallas for 2010.

2010-09-14 00:57:52

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a common genetic disease that results in chronic kidney failure.

2010-09-14 00:54:32

In work suggesting a new approach to treating polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a leading cause of kidney failure, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston were able to block the formation of fluid-filled cysts, the hallmark of the disease, in a mouse model.

2010-06-02 16:30:00

LAS VEGAS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of the Civilian Medical Reserve Corps sponsored by the US Surgeon General is honoring Kansas City based KidneyWise with "The Outstanding MRC Partner Organization Award." KidneyWise Executive Director Leigh Reynolds will be in Nevada to receive the award.

2010-04-30 08:52:04

Octreotide provides benefits for both the liver and kidney in patients with ADPKD.

2010-03-11 11:04:00

New Website, www.kidneylink.org, launches during March - National Kidney Month KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's a new online resource for more than 83,000 Americans currently waiting for a kidney transplant and the thousands more who will need one soon - www.kidneylink.org.

2010-02-24 14:06:56

As a result of improved imaging technology, pancreatic cysts are increasingly diagnosed in asymptomatic individuals who undergo scans for other reasons.

2010-01-25 15:38:02

Research performed at UC Santa Barbara points to the drug rapamycin as a potential treatment for kidney disease.

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