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Latest polycystic kidney disease Stories

2008-09-28 09:00:13

Jean Roark had her prayers answered four years ago when her husband, Dean, had a successful kidney transplant that rid him of a painful disease. Now they are hoping to aid others who are battling polycystic kidney disease by serving as local coordinators of the fourth annual Tucson Walk for PKD.

2008-09-04 09:00:08

US-based drug discovery and development company Plexxikon has started a Phase I human clinical trial for PLX5568, a novel kinase inhibitor targeted for the treatment of at least two major indications with unmet medical needs pain as well as polycystic kidney disease.

2008-09-03 09:00:07

Plexxikon Inc. today announced that it has initiated a Phase 1 human clinical trial for PLX5568, a novel kinase inhibitor targeted for the treatment of at least two major indications with unmet medical needs: pain as well as polycystic kidney disease (PKD).

2008-07-03 00:00:27

Hair stylists are to hold an event to raise funds for the hospital unit which cared for a popular colleague.

2008-06-26 06:02:19

By Doulton, Timothy CLINICAL REVIEW Contributed by Dr Timothy Doulton, specialist registrar, and Dr Simon Steddon, consultant nephrologist at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Section! Epidemiology and classification Chronic kidney disease (CKD) encompasses abnormalities of both kidney structure and function.

2007-03-23 06:00:11

By Terry, N Elizabeth; Senkowski, Christopher K; Check, William; Brower, Steven T A 75 year-old woman presented to the authors' institution with abdominal pain and early satiety. An adrenal mass was found on CT scanning.

2005-10-12 10:23:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research suggests that the number of type 1 diabetics with the most advanced form of kidney disease -- end-stage renal disease or ESRD -- may be lower than previously estimated.

2004-12-01 00:00:08

Here are some books available from the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation: -- "Health Tips for Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease" -- "The Family and ADPKD: A Guide for Children and Parents" -- "Your Child, Your Family and Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease"

2004-11-28 00:00:07

LOS ANGELES -- Red-carpet fashion maven Steven Cojocaru said Monday that a genetic condition will require him to undergo a kidney transplant operation.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).