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2012-05-11 02:23:45

MARKHAM, ON, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Cytochroma today announced positive clinical trial results for its lead product, CTAP101 Capsules.  In a recently completed Phase 2b trial, CTAP101 Capsules effectively and safely lowered elevated plasma intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH) in patients with Stage 3 or 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) and vitamin D insufficiency.  These findings, as well as two other presentations on CTAP101 Capsules, are being featured at the National...

2012-05-09 12:02:19

Equation may provide more accurate risk prediction of death, end-stage renal disease for patients with impaired kidney function Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., principal investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), is the author of an invited editorial in JAMA. The editorial accompanied a study that included data from more than 1 million adults, and indicated the use of a newer risk prediction equation that classified...

2012-05-07 10:24:59

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today provided a business update and reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. "We continue to diligently execute on our value creating milestones for both of our two lead programs, the Neo-Urinary Conduit and the Neo-Kidney Augment," said John L. Miclot, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tengion. "For the Neo-Urinary Conduit, we are very...

2012-05-01 11:01:13

Contrary to current belief, a new study finds that patients with a history of diabetes are not one of the most at risk for contrast induced nephrotoxicity. Instead, the study found that patients with a history of renal disease, hypertension and/or heart disease are more likely to suffer from renal insufficiency, putting them at greater risk for contrast induced nephrotoxicity. The study, done at Northwestern Memorial Hospital-Northwestern University in Chicago, included 2,404 patients. All...

2012-04-19 14:21:47

MONHEIM, Germany, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the news release, "Garfield Overcomes Fear of the Vet to Beat Cat Kidney Disease" issued on 19 Apr 2012 05:00 GMT, by Bayer Animal Health over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the link to the supporting media materials has been corrected. Complete, corrected release follows: - Garfield campaign urges cat owners not to let 'vet fear' shorten their pets' lives...

2012-04-18 18:20:16

MONHEIM, Germany, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Garfield campaign urges cat owners not to let 'vet fear' shorten their pets' lives - Vet Dr Sarah Caney provides tips for stress free vet visits Garfield took to the internet today to educate cat owners about the risk of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and the unseen danger as their pet reaches the age of seven. Every owner dreads the stress caused to their animal by visiting the vet and in...

2012-03-26 10:23:57

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced that it has made significant advances in its two lead programs. A fourth patient was implanted in the last several weeks in the ongoing initial clinical trial of the Company's lead product candidate, the Neo-Urinary Conduit. The Company also submitted a pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) filing to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its lead...

2012-03-26 10:23:55

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 26, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today reported its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2011 and provided a business and clinical update detailed in a separate press release issued today, in which the Company reported that it has made significant advances in its two lead programs. "We have made significant progress advancing our Neo-Urinary Conduit and Neo-Kidney Augment programs and I believe...

2012-03-09 10:38:35

Not all cases are unstoppable, and some can get better Highlights:     Chronic kidney disease doesn't always lead to kidney failure, and in some cases, kidney function can improve.     In this study, 10% of patients did not experience progressive kidney dysfunction, and 3% demonstrated clearly improved kidney function.     60 million people globally have chronic kidney disease. Not all patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are...

2012-03-07 00:30:00

This Month is National Kidney month. If a user has high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease, that person can be at a high risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD). GOGLE LLC says the news isn't all bad. Preventing CKD is not as difficult as everyone might think (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 March is National Kidney Month and if a user is at risk for any of these, the user can track them with “My Blood Works” APP. CKD or chronic kidney disease is a silent...