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2014-07-17 16:26:20

Analysis Shows Study Met Primary and All Secondary Endpoints THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that a Phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 (formerly known as velcalcetide) for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), receiving hemodialysis, met its primary and all secondary endpoints. The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with > 30 percent reduction from...

2014-07-16 12:27:25

NxStage Patient Advocates to travel the East Coast to share the benefits of home hemodialysis LAWRENCE, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, announced today the launch of the NxStage Freedom Tour, a two week road trip in a recreational vehicle to promote and educate dialysis patients on the benefits of home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One(TM). Traveling in the NxStage Freedom...

2014-07-10 12:28:45

Interest in GCS-100, Velcalcetide, ST-10, GSK-1278863A and Rayaldee Ranges from Moderate to High, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that over half of surveyed nephrologists report awareness of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma's new phosphate binder Velphoro, which was approved by the FDA in November 2013 for the treatment of...

2014-07-09 08:27:28

World-class Nephrologist to Lead Home Dialysis Program DENVER, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that the company has named Martin Schreiber, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical affairs for home modalities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/LA75036LOGO-b DaVita's home hemodialysis (HHD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD)...

2014-07-03 12:25:51

NxStage Patients embrace the flexibility of home hemodialysis to reclaim their lifestyles and live freely LAWRENCE, Mass., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Independence Day, NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, joins patients across the nation in celebrating the freedom and flexibility they have reclaimed with home hemodialysis (HHD) using the NxStage® System One(TM)....

2014-06-30 16:26:52

RIVER EDGE, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today that it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for 510(k) clearance, the DSU-H and SSU-H Ultrafilters to filter Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) quality...

2014-06-24 08:29:39

CMS data shows comprehensive, holistic care at DaVita improves patient outcomes DENVER, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced its 2014 end stage renal disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) results from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). DaVita outperformed other kidney care providers in every category, with 98.4...

2014-06-15 14:57:32

American Society of Nephrology Efforts needed to identify modifiable factors contributing to the higher mortality among black patients Among young adult dialysis patients living in poor neighborhoods, blacks have a significantly higher risk of dying while young compared with whites. The findings, which come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that more work is needed to understand social factors that could...

2014-06-13 16:23:15

Reliant Renal Care Opens Home Choice Dialysis Center in York Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Cheltenham, PA MEDIA, Pa., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Renal Care (RRC) is on a mission to provide dialysis patients a choice for their dialysis treatments. Residents of York Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on dialysis will no longer face the many hardships and health risks often associated with traveling to outside facilities for dialysis treatments. Reliant Renal Care's new...

2014-06-11 08:27:59

ALBANY, New York, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Needle-Free Drug Delivery Devices Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/needle-free-drug-delivery-devices-market-jet-injectors-inhalers-transdermal-patch-and-novel-needle-technology-global-industry-analysis-size-share-growth-trends-and-forecast-2013-2019 ] (Jet Injectors, Inhalers, Transdermal Patch And Novel Needle Technology) - Global Industry Analysis, Size,...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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