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2012-01-20 10:41:09

Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified two novel markers that, when elevated in the blood stream, can predict accurately the risk of renal (kidney) failure in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

2012-01-17 13:17:20

Research from the University of Michigan Health System shows the risk for kidney failure among liver transplant recipients is higher following the implementation of Model of End Stage Liver Disease (MELD), a policy change in 2002 that altered how liver transplant allocation is decided.

2012-01-17 11:03:16

How does a doctor determine whether or not an emergency-room patient has acute kidney injury?

2012-01-10 23:36:32

New findings by St. Michael's researchers about the way cells work could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli.

2011-12-27 15:45:00

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new Crestor website, Crestor Side Effects Lawyers (http://www.crestorsideeffectslawyers.com/).

2011-12-23 08:58:26

Correcting anemia, a red blood cell deficiency, can preserve kidney function in many kidney transplant recipients.

2011-12-22 06:21:19

You kidneys may be a window into your health. In fact, measures of kidney health may predict premature death.

2011-12-20 13:33:44

When evaluating early kidney injuries in people, doctors monitor blood level increases of creatinine, a waste product of muscle breakdown, to understand the severity of the injury.

2011-12-16 12:19:21

Certain measures of kidney health may predict who is likely to die prematurely.

2011-12-09 12:17:24

Most patients with an abrupt kidney injury that does not get better do not see a kidney specialist within a year.


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