Latest polycystic kidney disease Stories

2009-08-09 12:40:00

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have discovered a connection between mutations in the INPP5E gene and ciliopathies.

2009-07-24 07:20:00

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication in patients in intensive care.

2009-07-24 07:18:45

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an ever-present danger to patients in intensive care. A new laboratory test called urine neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (NGAL) helps predict if patients will develop acute kidney injury.

2009-06-17 11:46:00

Redskins Kicker Shaun Suisham's Foursome Takes First Place WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation's 23rd Annual Maryland Golf Classic presented by Capital Carpets & Ronald D.

2009-04-02 16:01:00

OMAHA, Neb., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO).

2009-03-25 22:52:00

Thirteen Abstracts Will Be Featured at Annual Kidney Care Meeting EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease (CKD), in conjunction with DaVita Clinical Research(R), today announced that company representatives will present thirteen abstracts at the National Kidney Foundation's 2009 Spring Clinical Meetings scheduled for March 25-29, 2009 in Nashville, TN.

2009-03-23 12:49:10

Canadian scientists suggest a protein extracted from yellow peas may help kidney patients. The study found laboratory rats with a severe form of kidney disease fed small daily doses of this protein had blood pressure drop 20 percent below that of the diseased rats fed only normal diets.

2009-03-22 11:35:00

Researchers in Canada are reporting that proteins found in a common garden pea show promise as a natural food additive or new dietary supplement for fighting high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

2009-03-11 10:20:00

Award amount increases despite troubling economy KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PKD Foundation, the world's leader in PKD research, is once again teaming up with the International Society of Nephrology to honor three world renowned nephrologists with the 2009 Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease.

2008-10-29 15:00:27

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by his own life-saving kidney transplant, fashion critic and Entertainment Tonight correspondent Steven "Cojo" Cojocaru is taking steps to help the 12.5 million people worldwide affected by Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).

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