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2011-12-16 12:19:21

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

2011-09-15 21:05:26

Equations that estimate a patient's kidney function work as well as direct, invasive measurements.

2011-08-12 12:18:52

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common – but preventable -- complication after surgery that can lead to other complications or even death.

2011-07-07 00:27:34

A new animal study from Europe has drawn an association between pregnant mothers’ sodium intake and their newborn’s kidney development.

2011-05-12 07:00:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today provided a business update and reported its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2011.

2011-04-20 08:38:51

According to new research, a biomarker-based diagnostic test is more effective than the current best practice for early detection of adverse outcomes after acute kidney injury (AKI), which can be fatal for an estimated 50 percent of the critically ill patients who get the condition.

2011-04-18 15:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new biomarker-based diagnostic test is more effective than the current best practice for early detection of adverse outcomes after acute kidney injury (AKI), which can be fatal for an estimated 50 percent of the critically ill patients who get the condition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) A multi-center study to be published April 26 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) reports that...

2011-04-12 08:05:00

Combining a chronic kidney disease marker with a biomarker was associated with improved prediction of end-stage kidney disease and all-cause death, according to new research.

2011-04-11 21:59:20

Combining the chronic kidney disease markers of creatinine-based estimated glomerular filtration rate and urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio with the biomarker cystatin C was associated with improved prediction of end-stage kidney disease and all-cause death.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.