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2014-06-04 15:42:09

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that new therapies for kidney disease could be developed more quickly by revising the definition of kidney disease progression used during clinical trials. If adopted, the new definition could shorten the length of some clinical trials and also potentially encourage more clinical trials in kidney disease. The findings will be published in the June...

2013-09-17 23:33:18

Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new book that teaches people how to improve kidney function, and how to lower creatinine levels rapidly. A full Kidney Function Restoration Program overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new natural treatment book that provides people with natural remedies for improving their renal...

2013-09-17 23:33:14

Kidney Disease Solution penned by Duncan Capicchiano is a newly updated natural treatment book that teaches people how to lower creatinine levels quickly. A complete Kidney Disease Solution overview on the website Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Disease Solution book is penned by Duncan Capicchiano – a fully qualified Naturopath and a co-founder of a leading wellness clinic in Melbourne. This man also is a full member of...

2013-08-21 23:24:32

One in nine Americans has kidney disease. If there is a family history of kidney disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, the risk is even greater. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 At risk for kidney disease? One in nine Americans has kidney disease today, and if there is a family history of kidney disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, the risk is even greater. Today, more than 26 million Americans suffer from renal disease, which can lead to serious complications and...

2013-05-31 11:00:24

Researchers have found that conditions in the womb can affect kidney development and have serious health implications for the child not only immediately after birth, but decades later. In a paper published today in The Lancet an international team, including Monash University's Professor John Bertram and the University of Queensland's Professor Wendy Hoy, reviewed existing, peer-reviewed research on kidney health and developmental programming - the effects of the in utero environment on...

2013-04-18 23:19:17

d´Oliveira & Associates has issued a new infographic providing information on a Tekturna medical study that was stopped due to patients suffering from nonfatal stroke, hyperkalemia, and hypotension. (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Tekturna (aliskiren), produced by Novartis, is a once-daily pill used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and is the first “Renin Inhibitor” drug that regulates the renin enzyme in the kidney. This process assists by narrowing the blood...

2013-04-16 19:33:04

Researchers may have found a way to block kidney-destroying inflammation and help damaged kidney cells recover. In a related study, they report progress on a non-invasive method to assess how much kidney function has survived a serious bout of inflammation or a chronic problem like high blood pressure. The diagnostic tool could help physicians make hard choices about whether a patient has enough kidney function left to benefit from treatment or whether dialysis or a transplant is in...

‘Sodium Rhythms’ In The Body Discovered In Space Simulations
2013-01-09 10:45:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Russians were simulating a flight to Mars, and clinical pharmacologist Jenz Titze, M.D., knew that it would be a one-of-a-kind opportunity to study the participating cosmonauts. Titze wanted to explore long-term sodium balance in humans because he didn't believe that the standard textbook view was entirely correct — namely, that the salt we eat is rapidly excreted in urine to maintain relatively constant body sodium levels....

2012-07-11 13:58:00

Exosomes could lead to less costly, less intrusive, more accurate diagnosis Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have developed a method of isolating biospecimens that could lead to a less costly, less invasive and more accurate way of diagnosing chronic kidney disease, or CKD. CKD is a major complication of diabetes, high blood pressure and a form of kidney disease known as glomerulonephritis, which is characterized by a progressive deterioration of the...


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