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2013-06-08 23:03:57

Kidney Diet Secrets created by Rachelle Gordon is a new book that reveals to people an advanced kidney disease diet plan, and detailed instructions on how to reverse their kidney diseases naturally and quickly. A full Kidney Diet Secrets review on the site Vkool.com indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Kidney Diet Secrets is a new book that reveals to people an advanced kidney disease diet plan, and detailed instructions on how to reverse their kidney...

2013-06-06 23:22:49

Recent research has found that patients with kidney disease can benefit tremendously from living a healthy lifestyle, meaning that weight control supplements like Prescopodene by Prescopodene Nutritionals might contribute to a longer life in people with these types of conditions. Australia (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Several studies have been completed regarding healthy diet and its effect on the heart. However, one has now focused on the positive effects of healthy living for people suffering...

2013-06-04 23:22:26

Dialyspa dialysis centers address the questions and needs of those beginning dialysis treatments by offering personal tours and monthly support groups at each of their three Houston clinics. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Sometimes kidneys can decrease in function over a period of time, such as when someone has Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Other times kidneys fail unexpectedly due to trauma, reaction to medications or other situations that damage the...

2013-05-24 11:39:25

Behaviors that protect the heart may also prolong patients' lives Maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle may also help protect chronic kidney disease patients from developing kidney failure and dying prematurely, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that patients with kidney disease should be encouraged to improve their heart health. Poor kidney health puts people at risk of developing heart...

2013-04-22 23:03:17

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced Jonathan Rivera Gómez from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico as the young artist who won the organization´s Calendar Kids art contest for pediatric kidney patients. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 The American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced Jonathan Rivera Gómez from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico as the young artist who won the organization´s Calendar Kids art contest for pediatric kidney patients. More than 6,700 people nationwide cast online...

2013-04-19 14:26:14

Dietary restriction may be the best way to reduce phosphate's negative effects on the heart Highlights: -The phosphate binder sevelamer carbonate did not improve cardiovascular measures in patients with early chronic kidney disease. -For now, reducing dietary intake of phosphate may be the best way for these patients to reduce the mineral's negative effects on the heart. -High phosphate levels–in kidney disease patients and in the general population–increase the risk of...

Bioengineered Implantable Rat Kidney Created At Massachusetts General Hospital
2013-04-15 06:17:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists have successfully bioengineered a kidney and implanted it into a living creature — work which could be an important step forward in the search for personalized replacement organs that could be transplanted into patients with kidney failure, according to media reports published Sunday. According to Alok Jha, science correspondent with The Guardian, Dr. Harald Ott of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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